Sometimes I am not as good of a friend as I could be. I try hard all the time, but every now and then, time will get away from me and I realize it's been weeks or sometimes even months since I emailed or called back (let alone SAW) a really close friend. I've been guilty of this lately with my Kamee, who I did these shoots for months ago and have been promising to blog ever since. I've been wanting to call Kamee for weeks now, but knew that I couldn't until I posted this blog. Kam, if you're reading this--please call!

You might know Kamee from her blog, Kam and Fam. Kamee, a newer photographer, is shaping up to shoot as beautifully as she writes, which is now a double reason to head over there and check her out. Kamee and Jaren have been sources of much encouragement for me since the very day I met them, and its such a blessing that I've been able to spend so much time (albeit not so much lately) with their family. I was there in the hospital when she had her newest baby, Larkin Olivia, and spent many nights at their house laughing, crying, an just generally having a great time. She is the best hugger I've ever met.

Normally when I post about Kamee, the post revolves around this guy, Gunnar:




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But not today! Today he is just part of Team Nuzman, currently starring Larkin:

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Let's start at the beginning. Last year, Kamee was pregnant, and patiently waiting for Larkin's arrival:

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After a relatively easy time, Kamee gave birth in September to this gorgeous baby! Kam, don't be mad that I posted these, you look beautiful:

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Sweet, new, fresh baby:

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Larkin had a personality right from the beginning. She is pure sweetness:

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Jaren is such a good father. He sets a wonderful example for me and everyone about how a good husband and father should act. I've learned alot about the qualities I hope my future husband will have from him:

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Not too long after, I stopped by the house to take some new baby photos. Larkin was quite well behaved:

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As in, slept most of the time:

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I love this one:

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Isn't this chair even cuter with a new baby in it?

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Baby folds:

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I am posting this one against my better judgement because Kamee will like it, but I don't like when people put headbands on babies. It just bugs me for some reason. Pet peeve, I'm over it!!

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Gotta show off the bedroom:

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The piece du resistance: getting the baby to stay on that dang tray. it took SO many tries!!

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Some time later, a few weeks, a few months, who knows, we did some "official" family photos:

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Gunner decided at some point to be done, but he's not a very good hider:

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It was a good opportunity to shoot a few of Larkin alone with her parents:

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She's so so adorable!!

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And beloved already:

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This one of Jaren with his baby girl is so sweet:

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A very Nuzman photo:

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Gunnar showing off his baby blues:

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Kamee, the picture of motherhood :)

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I love this one!!

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It's important for people with kids to take some time out together too. I love the way Kamee and Jaren treat each other--yet another model for me of what a good relationship looks like:

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It doesn't hurt to have great light too:

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Kamee and Jaren are such different personalities but compliment each other perfectly:

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Plus, they're both hot, so that helps too:

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We went to the field to do a few more sexy, romantic photos:

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But life with children reared its ugly (well, actually pretty dang cute) head:

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Kamee was somewhat more amused than Jaren:

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Isn't she gorgeous???

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Pretty much. Yup:

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A typical Nuzman photo again--Jaren carrying the heavy stuff, although Larkin is getting heavier!

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Kam, I hope this post serves as an apology for being a sucky friend. I miss you! Everyone else, thanks for reading--leave her lots of comments about how cute her family is so she'll be less mad at me :)