Calgary Family & Maternity Photography: Hold On To Those You Love

This last week has been a tough one!

It has been filled with so much love pouring out from so many people because of the loss of a friend; someone who was like family to me. My best friend lost her brother to cancer this week. Something someone so young and kind should not have to go through. I started a blog post the other day just talking about how sad I was, and how this shouldn’t have happened, and how wrong this all was, but didn’t finish it. Yes, I am angry Johnny was taken away from this earth farrrrrr too soon, but I didn’t want to just be angry … So I decided to be happy! Not that he is gone, but that he has had a great impact on so many others lives, and that I was able to share in that.

Hold those close that you love, and never take a minute for granted! <3 <3 <3

Though it has been hard to find the balance between sorrow and joy this week, I am taking the time to think about the arrival of my baby boy some time in the next few weeks! I took some pictures last week that I would love to share with everyone as we patiently await his arrival :)

A friend was supposed to come with us this night and take a few pictures of my crazy family, but it didn’t quite work out. But since we were already to go anyway, I broke out the ol’ tripod, packed some candy and bribery, and off we went.

Oh those crazy girls … Daddy and his girls …I crack up every time I look at this lol I love it so much! May have to order a nice big canvas of this one ;)Special thanks to Evan for the photos of me and the girls ;) Great job babe … The girls love their baby brother and my belly so much I am so glad we were able to capture these <3This last one took quite a few tries lol but we eventually got it right ;) Self portraits are super hard lol!

  • Nicole RobertsApril 17, 2016 - 9:21 pm

    Amazing photos. You have really captured the great amount of love and beauty of your family, and those special candid moments that are not always so easy to capture in a photo. Just beautiful!ReplyCancel

    • acritch@telus.netApril 17, 2016 - 9:27 pm

      <3 Thanks beautiful friend xoxoxReplyCancel

  • SarahApril 18, 2016 - 8:45 am

    Gorgeous photos, Ashley! I recognize that barn! :) Can’t wait til your son arrives and makes your family even bigger!!ReplyCancel

    • acritch@telus.netApril 18, 2016 - 10:19 am

      Thanks Sarah! I love that barn lol ;) xoReplyCancel