A lovely girl bought all of her family together today and it was such a joy watching a big family just be together, it made me smile....
I have known Jenna for some years now and watching her with her family over the years she just shines. Jenna invites you into her home and family with open arms and I get to see how much she loves being a mum, how proud she is of her family and when she speaks of them her eyes light up.
So this afternoon I got to see her with not only her children and husband but all of her family.
It was lovely seeing her nieces want to be near her, they are drawn to her. Jenna's 2 big boys still wrap their arms around her knowing it is a safe place to be and to just be still. Jenna's daughter reminds me of her and it is lovely watching her blossom and walk alongside her mum and giggle with her dad.
You can see Jenna's mum and dad are close to their grandchildren and the children are so loved by them. You would often find the little girls close to their grandparents, sitting on their lap or holding their hand. Sometimes they would just go to them for a cuddle or ask for them for help.
It was so nice to see Jenny wrap her arms around her big boy who she looks up to and loves so dearly.
I had a little girl who did not want to get her photo taken which was kind of cute and she would hide behind her hands, a little girl who cartwheeled everywhere and was just so delightful and another who just smiled and filled my lens with beauty. All so different but all so precious.
The boys ran and tackled each other, they were happy to be all hanging out with one another and you could hear their cheeky laughs.
The men were all lovely and they talked and watched over the kids as they played.
It was nice to see sisters laughing and just a big family being themselves.
The afternoon sun was almost gone when they received a phone call that Jenny's mum had passed away. It was nice that everyone was together as they then all left together to say their goodbyes to their Grandmother and mother.
I enjoyed the family all wandering the hills together under that beautiful sun and I hope I captured some sun soaked memories and moments of all these lovely people.
This is a little bit of our hour together.