Thursday, October 9, 2008

The 'T' Girls

My new neighbor, Jackie, literally has her hands full right now with daughters ages 21 months and just 3 months of age. The girls are adorable, and I love their expressions...almost-two year olds are so sweet, fun, curious and full of energy (and esp. cute when they are not your own!) One thing I love about photographing kids in general, especially these ages, is that they don't hide what they are is all out there and they don't hold back or pretend to be happy when they're not. Big sister's expressions were so cute I couldn't pick just a couple to here are a bunch from our little session this morning. Thanks for a fun time!

just relaxin'

luvin Mr. Z bear...

lookout, here I come!

such a smiley baby!

lost in thought...mmmm....good cheerios...

we weren't quite sure if a 3 month old can be teething already, 
but this is what she looked like most of the morning...

love her expression here...

another one...just too sweet!

this was right before she pushed herself over the pillow~ 
Jackie calls her bigger-faster-stronger! 
because this girl can already move ;-)

1 comment:

  1. What fun! The second to last is such a sweet look and I like the wet fist on the last.


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