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"A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2013."

SOFIA:  You are my goofy child, my prankster.  You are the spitting image of your Papa, though every now and again I find some piece of myself in you and it makes me pause.  You are my lover, and you are my fighter.  You greet me in the morning with sweet, breathy kisses that only the mouth of a little girl can give.  I hope you will look back on this blog and find strength when you're feeling kicked-down, confidence when you're doubting your abilities, and daily reminders of how much love we have for you, for our home, for our marriage, for this little life we've made.  I am thankful for every day I get to be your mum, and you are certainly becoming the most beautiful soul I could have hoped to raise.

This photo was a stand-out favorite, but you can find more from our day here.

TAKING PART IN THE 52 PORTRAIT SERIES  |  STARTED BY: CHE AND FIDEL

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  1. Arg! Your photos are so amazing! I'm so jealous.

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    1. And you are too sweet... I'm consistently inspired by you!

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  2. Oh I do love a child in a bonnet! Love this pic.

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  3. Stunning. The photo and the words. x

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  4. Oh Kate, such beautiful words... tears welled up in my eyes. I could have said the exact same words to Everly. x

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  5. beautiful photo and little Sofia!

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  6. You can see a little of her soul in this pic. Just beautiful. New follower:) Loving your blog, will spend a little time reading some of your back posts later today. Lisa x

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    1. Welcome! I'm happy you made your way over here :)

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  7. What a poignant photograph, she has such a wise face. I'm glad you chose to shoot it in black and white x

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    1. I'm usually a fan of color, but this just seemed to be made for black and white. Glad you agree x

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  8. Oh, Kate. I love this picture. Sofia seems to have such a lovely peace about her. Looked through the other pictures, too- I don't know how you chose! I'm a huge fan of the camera to face + little teeth poking out picture. xo

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  9. Those deep dark eyes are beautiful! Wonderful image.

    xox Lilly

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  10. What a perfect shot Kate, I love that you chose black and white for this one! Such a sweet girl Sofia is!

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  11. Sofia is such a cherub in her bonnet!

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  12. oh gosh Kate, this picture! Sofia is so beautiful and you are a hell of a photographer! xx

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  13. Each week the thumbnail of your image calls me, and this was no exception. Lovely image. So honest and true!

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  14. ive got a big thing for pictures of children not smiling. I LOVE THIS. x

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  15. beautiful words and beautiful baby :)

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  16. Amazing photograph as per usual. Really is beautiful..

    Harri x

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  17. Oh Kate. I am always in awe of your photos (and Erick's)...I haven't forgotten your email - it's just been such a busy few weeks. We're away right now, but when we get back next week I'll be able to start to get my head around things. I've missed being around these parts. Your blog is a beautiful place of inspiration for me x

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  18. oh, my. the stillness. it's perfect.

    she's a beauty.. and i'm in love the b&w conversion.

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  19. beautiful photo and beautiful daughter. those eyes...be still my heart!

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  20. Oh she is heaven! And your words are so very beautiful. Your space is always one I adore visiting :) x

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  21. This portrait is simply beautiful! Love the black and white, her eyes are amazing.

    xo

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  22. ohmygosh, her face her hat, i love it!!! she's a prankster huh? playful?! funny?
    my girl always kept me rollin, she was a riot!

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  23. oh kate - your words + her face = perfection xx

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  24. TOO CUTE. I want to pinch those gorgeous cheeks of hers... :)
    Ronnie xo

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