I find that so many women are uncomfortable to show their bump off, let alone shimmy it around in a bikini. And rightfully so, your body feels like it's been taken over by someone else. My favorite quote was Rachel from friends:
Joey: "How does it feel?"
Rachel: "It feels like I ate a meatball sub and that meatball sub is kicking me."
But there's something so strong about pregnant women. I think I'm just in awe of how you've completely given your body to a tiny human you haven't met yet, but you love so much. I can't say I've experienced this first-hand, but I just see it--the selfless, patient love. It's there long before your baby is born.
And I think why I love maternity sessions so much is because I love making mothers feel beautiful. It is so rewarding for me to give just a fraction of that love back. So to my new cousin Tara, thank you for bumpin' around in your bikini. You're just the cutest and I can't wait to meet your little girl.