When you are a first time parent, your heart swells, and you become a new person immediately. Unrecognizeable to your past self, but 100% the person you were meant to be. It's pretty f*cking insane if you think about it. And then life throws you a curve ball when you get preggo the second time around. It's all just an idea until an actual baby comes out and everything you thought you knew about parenting, changes entirely. It is all totally new, just like the first time, because you are juggling more, your heart is split in 2, your mind is always going, and you aren't just raising two individuals, but navigating how to raise them together. How to bond them together, teach them to respect each other, love one another, make things fair, tend to ones needs while keeping the other simultaneously feeling loved and special. It's. A. Lot,
But, just like the first time, you some how manage. We survive. We push through. And we f*cking rock it.
Lisa and Frank are friends of mine since elementary school. I was so honored to get to shoot this precious sensitive time in their lives. They have a beautiful 2.5 year old at home, and are bringing home their newborn son today. I wish them the best of luck, and just remember, this too shall pass. You've got this!