if you think their hands are full, imagine their hearts | arlington, va family photographer

sometimes i receive emails from clients and i know from the start we are a match.  that happened when i received dannie's email to photograph her seven week old twins (!) and their grandparents. 2014-02-16_0005

i have a special place in my heart for photographing grandparents - something we often overlook because we are so busy rushing around to get the family photos.  (i'm definitely guilty of this too!)  so when dannie suggested this idea, i was over the moon excited to capture her little ones right next to dannie's very charming parents.

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2014-02-16_00072014-02-16_0001oh my gosh, seven week old twins are so exciting!  there is never a dull moment, but the grandparents were always at the ready, helping to calm and soothe these sweet littles to give mama an extra hand.

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i'm so fascinated with twins (like how do you tell them apart when they are babies?), but i really believe that twin mamas are so lucky - full hands, but very full hearts.  2014-02-16_0004in between all the photo taking, i got to chat with dannie, her mom & dad, and i adored my time with them.  they are the kind of people that make you want to sit down and stay awhile, soaking up all their positivity and sweetness.  i could have stayed there all day (although i know two participants that might not have been game for that plan!)  hugs to all of you for sharing your lovely family with me!

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