20 May 2008

self-portrait challenge: fresh.3

the thing about parenting, marriage, life, is that these immense endeavors are comprised of a series of small attempts, and while perfection is an elusive target, you do get some things right some of the time. and the hope engendered there is enough to peel me from my bed each morning with fresh anticipation of the new chance that is today.



















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15 comments:

Kimberly said...

Beautifully put!

But hey, where's your head?!

mia said...

This is just lovely! And you are right, although I'm just hoping to be a mother some day.

Amarettogirl said...

As usual your work is stunning!!! Though I love them all, the last two images are my absolute faves---the composition and the children's gazes. I would hire you in a second!!!!

Rebekah said...

Looks like your kids had fun with this one :)

Anonymous said...

your thoughts on parenting ring so true! i enjoy your blog immensely.

Katarina said...

Lovely shoots!!!!Such a feast for the eyes, as always:)
Love your hair,BTW;)

Katarina

~love said...

oh, i am so thankful for a fresh today, everyday.

you all are adorable. =)

Amelia said...

Ooh Nicole I love these images! You seriously need to print these and give them to your kids later in life!

You're so tiny and cute, you look like the "big sister." :o)

Thanks for the good reminder to stop and play!

Melissa said...

What great shots! I don't know if I've ever asked this, or if you have mentioned it and I missed it, but do you take professional shots?

mika said...

this is a great series!! i saw your photo on spc's blog and so glad i clicked to see more!

mika said...

this is a great series!! i saw your photo on spc's blog and so glad i clicked to see more!

Rebekah said...

Looks like your kids had fun with this one :)

mia said...

This is just lovely! And you are right, although I'm just hoping to be a mother some day.

Anonymous said...

your thoughts on parenting ring so true! i enjoy your blog immensely.

Amarettogirl said...

As usual your work is stunning!!! Though I love them all, the last two images are my absolute faves---the composition and the children's gazes. I would hire you in a second!!!!