THESE TWO OF MINE

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any photos of my children. Actually, it’s been a while since I’ve even made a decent effort to take photos of my children.  The screams of protest every time I get my camera out may have just a little bit to do with it.
But last night on the way home from a very ordinary day, all the kids wanted to do was jump out of the car at every playground we passed. Never mind that I just wanted to get home and get a cup of tea brewing. And sit down and breathe for a while. It’s a good thing the kids had other ideas.  It turned out to be one of those wonderful right time at the right place moments – a random, previously un-noticed location, the most perfect of sunsets, camera in the car, and children actually happy to let me snap away as they ran around simply being themselves.  They gave me thirteen whole minutes.  But most importantly they gave me back my smile, as I recalled the people and the moments in my life that really mattered.  These two of mine will matter to me more than they’ll ever know, and even though there are moments and days where I wonder what on earth to do with them, more often than not I wonder what on earth I’d do without them.

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And possibly one of my all time favourite photographs of my little munchkins. I really really love this one.  But not quite as much as I love them themselves.

Narrelle x

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  • ElApril 28, 2011 - 10:43 PM

    Oh, how lucky you are! Two beautiful little friends that are all yours! And a thumb sucker to boot!!!! such georgeous photos.

  • Michelle DupontApril 28, 2011 - 10:55 PM

    absolutely at the right time and at the right place! you’ve captured some treasures here Narrelle…. I love your babies so much xxx

  • RanaApril 28, 2011 - 10:58 PM

    Oh so stunning, so much happiness here Narelle. Beautiful beautiful beautiful!

  • Amy OliverApril 28, 2011 - 11:16 PM

    I want kids. lol

  • Sharon MallinApril 28, 2011 - 11:42 PM

    So so precious … You will treasure those few minutes and these photographs always x

  • molly flanaganApril 29, 2011 - 2:15 AM

    oh my goodness, that gorgeous, gorgeous sunset! i need to bring my camera along more often. such a blessing they cooperated. and that last one: perfect. hope it goes up on your walls! xoxo

  • susan kellerApril 29, 2011 - 5:46 AM

    how utterly and completely precious. got your smile back, indeed!

  • Nicole RamsayApril 29, 2011 - 10:13 AM

    Oh bless…they are just too adorable for words. xxx

  • kellie hatcherApril 29, 2011 - 10:54 AM

    narelle, absolutely stunning. that like creates love and emotion…
    xx

  • Janet PalmerApril 29, 2011 - 1:18 PM

    adore every single one of them!
    how gorgeous are they… xx

  • Vickie | Family Australia MagazineMay 1, 2011 - 11:31 AM

    Gorgeous, happy children! Love the light in the photos.

  • KatMay 3, 2011 - 9:26 PM

    Bless them! So adorable! Won’t show Jay these– he’s already getting clucky as is it and we’re not even married yet! Hehe.

  • Vitalii KukreshMay 6, 2011 - 8:27 AM

    These are great. Love the lighting.

  • Kate BuechnerMay 13, 2011 - 9:38 PM

    These are lovely. The times passes so quickly with our own kids, its special when we take the time to capture them… My favourite is the last one, you can see both their little personalities captured…