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Apr 30 / 2018

April 2018 | 365 Project Favourites

by Laura

Category : 365 photography projects, Living Daily, My Family, Personal


Every time I go to do a monthly highlight post I remember how thankful I am that I’m doing this project – even in the midst of the “hard”.  I’m on my 4th pregnancy in 3 years and it’s taking a toll on my body and my hormones.  My days are filled with lots of:  “You need to stop whining.”  “IN A MINUTE.”  “Go to sleep.”  “You’re hangry because you refused to eat your breakfast.”  “Stop pushing your brother.”  “Be gentle”.  “Stop hitting that.”  “No, I can’t pick you up right now.”  And it’s easy to get caught up in the redundant illogical world of toddler and babyhood.

Each afternoon while Levi naps, Micah and I have started to get into the habit of watching our old annual family videos we make of each year.  And when I look back, I don’t see any of that.  I just see laugher, and exploration, and can even smile at the clips of baby tears.  I just see the sweetness.  I think motherhood CAN be like giving birth.  It’s hard and painful, but somehow while you do remember it, those parts fade and mostly the good parts remain as the years go on.  (Now, I also have experienced a very traumatic birth and I’m not writing that off as that’s a bit of a different beast).  But on the whole I mean.  On the whole, you can look for the good and choose to remember the good as well as the bad and as well as the hard.  This project is remembering the good.  I don’t want 2018 to be the year mommy lived in an exhausted heap on the couch.  While that is definitely a large part of this year, there is so much more.  And these photos are the more <3.

Continue around the circle to see more 365 highlights from my friends!  Next up is Angela’s post HERE.

6 thoughts on “April 2018 | 365 Project Favourites

  1. Angela

    Some great personal moments this month!! The boys are growing SO fast – not sure if you feel that way or not, but it definitely feels that way month to month, here.

  2. Laura

    Thanks, Angela! I don’t see it in the day-to-day, but I really see it when I look at images even of a few months ago.

  3. Alyssa Kellert

    Aww look at those cuties! Love the light (and sunshine!) this month xo

  4. Elyse

    I always love your creative images, Laura!
    What a fun month for you guys!
    So look forward to seeing your family grow this year! Hope you’re feeling good!

    1. Aw, thank you! Sometimes I feel like I’m losing my creativity the further we go into this project. I only have so many ideas haha. I actually am feeling great! How are YOU feeling mama?

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Hi! I’m Laura, a coffee-loving, outgoing introvert with a passion for motherhood and photography. This blog is an extension of who I am. I’m a mommy to three little boys, and I love to create and write. I’m also loud, tend to over share, and am a type-A personality in the extreme. I’m a little pensive and can be a lot sarcastic.  I believe that motherhood is something more than just to be survived! This is both a space where I share glimpses into my business and the photo shoots I do, and also my personal space to just write about whatever is on my heart. So grab a cup of coffee, come stay for a while and let’s get to know each other. 🙂