4.19.2009

A Day With Mom

For the last little while, I've been thinking that I need to put something together for my kids before the twins come... and then I thought of making a little book for each of them documenting an average day at home.. nothing fancy or exciting.. just everyday life. Since everyday life and normalcy will be non-existant soon! wink wink. Well.. I should have thought of this 7 months ago when I was not 7 months pregnant with twins. Really.. who wants pics of themselves at the stage I'm in right now? But, I knew if I didn't do it now, it wouldn't happen. I'm very thankful to Ashlee for spending an afternoon (hours and hours) with us and I love these pics so much. NOW for the warnings and disclaimers:
Cleavage may be seen in the following shots (so exciting!)
Dark roots may be seen in the following shots
Nerdy maternity poses may be seen in the following shots
AND, please understand that I chose to post the photos of my kids actually getting along and the ones that look like we are perfectly happy doing such lovely things everyday. I am choosing not to post the fighting, crying, yelling and double chins or relief society arms.
When I told Cole that we were going to be having Ashlee come to shoot pics of us just hanging out doing everyday stuff he said, "So she's going to be taking pics of us watching t.v. and you on the computer?" I laughed and then cried.
Enjoy! Let me know what you think!
photos by Ashlee, editing by yours truly






























30 comments:

Amanda said...

your family is beautiful! these are such sweet pictures to have. you will cherish them forever!

Brooke said...

Oh Haley, I love the shots of all you guys in bed, very cute!

lramey said...

you have some of thee cutest kids ever- i mean it! And the ones with them all huddled around you on your bed, just hanging out---- tears in my eyes! how sweet! what an awesome idea!

Just me! said...

So sweet!! And you are beautiful!!!

Shanna said...

Ashlee did a great job on the photos and you did awesome on editing, are you sure their is two in there?! you are so tiny. I look that way with one! not fair. I was thinking it's impossible that you have a double chin. Your family is darling and your pictures are so priceless!

Kara said...

your such a hottie! Who would of thunk you were having twins! By the way I loved the pictures of reggie and O!

kate moss said...

Shut up! Are you having twins?!?!
I am so jealous! When are you due?
What are you having? You are so cute in these pictures. Do you have any tips on the twins?

AzĂșcar said...

Is that half of the twins? Where is the other twin?

Jessica said...

Haley, you look fabulous! You will be so happy you took these photos--especially when the twins arrive and your body returns to its normal state. You'll be happy for the evidence that yeah, you were once pregnant with two baby babes. Gorgeous shots of the kids. Fun!

Lindsay K. said...

I really don't think there can be 2in there. I am bigger than you and I'm pretty sure there is just one. You look so good!

missliss5/Melissa said...

Wow, you are going to love those pics forever. My fav is you and the kids lying in the bed and of you the one soon after that on the left. You alone on the bed looking to your right. I'm in awe that you are pregnant with twins. You look so beautiful. Thanks for sharing your pictures!

~MeLiSsA~ said...

SO SO cute... and what a wonderful idea! Your kids will treasure those when they are older.

You look amazing too... how exciting, the twins will be here before you know it!

l.g. mcfifi said...

love this

Betina said...

If I ever get pregnant again I am totally buying a dress like that one. Or 7 of them. How comfy and cute and straight out of 1977. I love it!

Heather Telford said...

So i am 7 months with one child and my belly is 3 times larger than yours!! You look great and your such a fun creative mommy!! Good Luck the next month or so with everything!

K19 said...

These are SO super cute ! What a wonderful idea- your kids will treasure these forever!!!

The Ducketts said...

so cute Haley...love all the pics, my favortie is of Millie pointing at the pancakes...how adorable. Cannot believe how little that belly of yours is. I helped delivery twins today...a boy and a girl...grayson and olivia, so freakin cute. 37 weeks and they both did great...you are so close!!

~j. said...

Haley. These are so beautiful. YOU are so beautiful. Such a rockstar.

brit said...

i think that it has all been said! love how well the kids personalities came out! too dang cute!

Cassie Tassie said...

LOVE IT Hay! LOVE IT!! I love my family! I couldn't ask for a better family. Ok that's all. :)

Stefanie said...

Haley! So stinking cute!! YOu are tiny! and you look amazing and so do your kids! So cute!

Dkole said...

I love them! YOU and the kids are gorgeous. What a special thing to do.

Darla said...

Holy Moly I would kill for pics of my fam like this. AND you are BEAUTIFUL! I am insanely envious of the whole photoshoot.

Kristen said...

7 months with twins??? you look great! i love this idea, so much fun!

Leah said...

What a great idea....I love this....thanks for sharing your sweet family with us...you look great! I can't wait to see what your twinneis look like.

Jen Bird said...

I love these pictures!! I love how they capture real life! So sweet! And dang girl...you look good being prego with twins!! Seriously! You're so pretty!

Jenny S said...

What a clever mom you are! And let me just say that if you make pancakes every morning and sing around the piano like the VonTraps after playing a little round of 'go fish', shoot me now and call me the worst mom ever.

Oakstream Photography said...

OMGOSH Haley these are SUPER SUPER fantastic & what great memories!!!!

YOU my dear are GOR-JUSS! WOWZA! I love that you did this..it is just amazing!!!!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely AMAZING !! What a great record of a wonderful day!

Thankd for sharing them.
Gezina.

Stephen & April Pett said...

Love the pictures! Also I'm back so call me if you need me! I'd love to watch the kids!