Both of Ryanne's kids had birthdays very close to this special session, and then we learned my daughter shares a birthday with her daughter!
Just one year apart. :) I truly love making connections with my clients. We had a lot of fun sharing birthday photos and experiences for our respective kids during that week. And in the midst of celebrating two birthdays, Ryanne donned a dress for my client closet, drove with her family all the way from Castle Rock, and braved some very snowy and muddy conditions to make some wonderful memories! We climbed rocks, Ryanne and Chris picked up and held their daughter to keep her feet from getting too cold, The kids danced and ran and goofed off in the snow. Chris spun Ryanne around in a slow dance while she twirled her skirt. The kids made faces and wiggled to both our joy and chagrin as the light faded and the risk of blurry photos increased! We celebrated all of the love of this family on a dreamy winter evening and the only thing that would have been more perfect would have been falling snow! (We were hoping for this but alas, Colorado does not provide this blessing often enough!)
Ryanne is such a sweet, thoughtful, devoted person. Her love for her family is demonstrated often in her patience with her high-energy children as well as her willingness to join in their silliness. Often her favorite photos are ones with her children truly being themselves and I love that! Having a good sense of humor and a willingness to try new things and go with the flow has created a family dynamic that is very much revealed in the photos I'm blessed to create with this family - a dynamic in which each person feels loved and treasured for who they really are!
Ryanne, thank you for once again sharing your precious family with me! I truly love getting to know you all better each time we get together and am blessed to now call you a Friend. I so appreciate your support of me, my family, and my small business, and can't wait to see your family grow and change over the years!