With Love for Mother's Day

Since moving to Tucson, I have met so many amazing women who are passionate, powerful, and doing what they love. I love getting to see empowered women take life by the reigns and show it who's boss. Kimberly is no exception. Last weekend I photographed this boss babe and her cute little family!

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Kimberly is a fashion, beauty, and lifestyle blogger here in Tucson. She is sweet, funny, and contagiously kind. You can follow her at withlovefromkimberly.com and on Instagram @withlovefromkimberly.

If she's honest, Kimberly will admit that she was a bit nervous for our session. "I was really excited to get family pictures done," she says, "but with a toddler, I was nervous about whether or not he would cooperate."

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And guess what... Kimberly's little love bug acted exactly like his age - two! "Liam acted like a wild animal," Kimberly says. "You would never guess how distracted he was during the session from the photos, though. He ran toward every puppy he saw." And we saw quite a few, being that we were at a popular park on a weekend evening. We didn't let Liam's distractedness stop us from getting good shots. We just followed his lead, pointed at all the doggies, and did lots of tickling and kissing.

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Kimberly is excited to share these images on her blog. I'm excited too! So excited, in fact, that I'm teaming up with Kimberly to do a little Mother's Day giveaway... Check it out on Instagram. ;) "They will definitely be some great pieces to put up around the house, too," Kimberly adds.

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I met up with Kimberly yesterday afternoon to present her gallery to her, and I was so very happy with how happy she was. "As a blogger," Kimberly says, "it's really difficult to find a photographer who understands what I'm looking for in my photos. I was also nervous for this session because of Liam's behavior, but the photos are beyond my expectations. Watching the slideshow, I had tears in my eyes because I was moved by how many amazing moments Kayla captured!" 

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Kimberly's favorite image is actually the very last shot from the day. "It's one of the first family photos we've had done in a long time, and it's a great photo of all three of us," she says. I have to agree, they all look fantastic. I don't think I could find a more photogenic threesome if I tried!

I had a blast photographing Kimberly and her sweet little family. She is an amazing mama, and giving her these images today felt like giving her a Mother's Day present. Be sure to enter our Mother's Day Giveaway, and let me know if you want to treat any boss mamas in your life with a portrait session they'll cry over!