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

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Sofia: Just over the past week you've started speaking in sentences that I never thought were possible from such a tiny person. You're quick to remind your sister to "top touching my zebra!" and making me incredibly proud with your exclamations of "mumma I GOTTA GO!" Potty training is well underway in our household and has been going very well. I'm not trying to get my hopes up for anything too soon, but I will say that I've never been more excited to see pairs of My Little Pony underwear strewn about and less dirty diapers in my wastebasket.  Success!

Alba: My sweet, ever so worried little girl. Your facial expressions just slay me when I take you somewhere new, when you hear an unfamiliar noise, (especially) when your papa talks in his scary funny voice or your sister cries at the top of her lungs. Oh my heart! You look to me for reassurance and your eyebrows furrow in the adorable anxiety of it all. I'm sure you'll be more like me, with your fidgeting and uneasy moments. Quiet and keen on cuddles, we are all relishing in every minute of watching your story unfold.


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  1. Your children are so precious. I love the way you capture their emotion! :) makes me teary

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  2. I can't believe how big Alba is getting! Looking so much older!

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  3. love that little serious face!

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  4. you're such an awesome mama. beautiful babes. as always.

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  5. Your black and whites are so perfect! I adore that one of Sofia so much. It's amazing to hear them speak in sentences already! Some of the things that Chloe says just crack me up. xx

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  6. These are ABSOLUTELY gorgeous, Kate! And your writing is beautiful, as always.

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  7. These are the best, Kate. You've captured them so well.

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  8. Precious, such beautiful shots and words xx

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  9. What a gorgeous baby and those worlds of yours... Nice!!!

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  10. We are starting potty training and it's so daunting. How long have you been potty training/what method are you using? Love the photos per usual. :)

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  11. oh my loooord, the cuteness! Alba's personality is so clear in this shot. I love hearing how happy they make you xx

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  12. Love the black and white theme. Divine photos of your gorgeous girls, as always. Boy I wish we could all meet up!

    XO

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