I have been waiting patiently for this joyous day. My oldest sister Christen is pregnant. I will finally be an Aunt! My sister and her husband Ocean will soon be holding their first child. I can barely begin to describe the overwhelming feelings that are present in my heart. I've already pictured what baby Chen (That's what we're calling it since we have absolutely no idea what it will be!) might look like a few years from now... when we have tickle fights and laugh our bums off at my sad but legitimate effort at speaking Mandarin! This kid is gonna be so boss. I can already see baby Chen running around bare bottomed with dragon slippers and a T-shirt proudly stating the 50% Italian genes this munchkin will have. Of course I will be buying this necessary item. My other sister Jacqueline, who will also be an Aunt for the first time as well, and I made a pact to be the fun Aunts! Of course we will always be there to encourage, guide and impart wisdom BUT we will also be up for anything and everything silly for this little one!
I am beyond grateful to have been able to photograph such a breathtaking moment in time. I don't know how my sister could look even more beautiful than she already does, but pregnancy got her like *whoa mamma*!! She looks even more beautiful than ever. We traveled over to Camp Ketcha in Scarborough, Maine to take some of these blissfully beautiful shots. The day couldn't have been more perfect. My excitement did make me slightly oblivious to the army of mosquitos that were attacking the two of them, but they both soldiered through it with non stop laughing and such infectious smiles. We ended our session over at Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth where these two said their wedding vows just two years prior.
I love you both and can't wait to meet little baby Chen very soon! <3
P.S. I made cupcakes for the first party in celebration of you!... but you can't eat them... cause you're in a belly. #sadday #letsbehonest #illalwaysmakecupcakes