I have a son, who is my heart. A wonderful young man, daring and loving and strong and kind. – Maya Angelou
And I am certain this gorgeous mama shares the same sentiment when she thinks about the young man walking through life with her.
Those who know me well know that I am a dog lover through and through. Those Internet memes that show a sliver of space left on the bed due to dogs sprawled out here, there and everywhere? Soooo me.
So when they hopped out of their car holding a new puppy, I very nearly melted. Like, seriously melted. In a puddle of sweet, new puppy kisses and that sweet puppy smell. With his suede coat, clumsy wiggles and those green/gray eyes, I swore I’d just put him in my pocket and head home. (They wouldn’t possibly know, would they? Hmmmmm ….. )
But, although the tiny, four-legged one had me swooning, it was her “biggest boy” that stole my heart.
Such a gentle character and polite soul, he surprised me with a spontaneous hug during our session AND offered to carry my camera bag. He was game for anything I suggested as we moved through different locations and poses, never got restless and smiled a real smile every.single.time. It honestly doesn’t get much better than that.
Some of my favorites from their southeast Houston family photography session out in the country with its tall grasses, big trees, horses (plenty of horses!) and all that beautiful sunshine: