One of my favorite things to do is make sure mum is in the photos. Don’t get me wrong, I love it when the whole family is together, but let’s be honest, mums are usually the ones who take the photos of our kids and of our spouse with our children. This mum is always the one behind the camera. She is always taking photos of her husband and sons, but she is never in any of the photos herself. So when the opportunity came up to have their family photos taken, she jumped at it. However, on the day of the photo session, her husband had to work. We were unable to reschedule due to travel, but after speaking with her husband (and contemplating not having the photos taken at all) they decided why not let it be mum and the boys.
They won’t be this size for long. Remember them the way they are right now. Shy. Clingy. Full of energy. Screaming. Whatever it is right now, they won’t be that way forever. I promise! So capture those moments. Make sure you are in the photos. Because you don’t want them to look back and not remember what you looked like when they were small. Memories fade. But photographs can preserve those memories for many, many years to come.