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~It's not that your parents love their grandkids more. It's that their grandkids remind them of you as a child. And its like getting to love that version of you all over again ~ Tiktok 2024


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Well, well, well guess who grew up and guess who wasn't ready for it, yup me!  Our oldest grandchildren Grayson 18 and Tayla 15.  Where oh where have the days gone because I swear it was only yesterday my oldest daughter was tellling me she was pregnant for the first time and in the blink of an eye we suddenly have two teenagers and with Grayson turning 18 this year he's really an adult not a teen.  They are two of the best humans I know and yes I'm a little bias, they are afterall my oldest grand-son and grand-daughter. These amazing humans love on the younger cousins To View More >>

November 22nd, 2020. Moo (my grandson, real name Nathan, aged two) was about to become a brand new big brother which meant that while daddy, mummy and Auntie Tash got to go and have a baby, Moo got to spend the day with Nana (that's me, well one of them) So as they headed out the door it did cross my mind that we could be in for endless hours of tears, possible tantrums and maybe kicking, and that was just his mother hahaha. No seriously, I did wonder how he would cope as he had only wanted mummy during those early contractions, those early 'fake contractions' (I call them fake because I didn't To View More >>

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At the end of 2020 I got to meet these gorgeous girls and I have to say, they melted my heart the second I saw them! Even their names suited them perfectly. Maddy is the olderst and wow she is a model in the making.  Kaiah is next and her smile just lit up my camera and then as if I wasn't happy enough little Anya, what a little firecracker she had me in fits.   They reminded me why I do this.  I love capturing children just doing what they do best - to play and explore.  While I like to give them a little direction now and then To View More >>

" There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between the mother and a son." This quote sums up these two perfectly. I had a lovely session with this wee Mumma and her boy Kaiden yesterday afternoon. To say these two have been through a storm is probably an understandment!   A few months ago this beautiful sole was making arrangements for a wedding that is no longer on the cards.  Instead she finds herself making a new home for Kaiden and herself and setting about finding her new normal. I think even the strongest of woman, and To View More >>

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Last weekend we spent the day in Taupo watching this wee girl competing in another round of her gym comp. This sassy young lady always amazes me when it comes to her gymnastics.  Her effort and determination even when things don't always go her way.  She is at level 'Step Four' She never shows any signs of being disappointed if she doesn't manage to pass on the day, she smiles and carries on.  Even when we talk about it at home she is always 'meh and its not that she doesn't care, she's just not the type of kid to let these things overwhelm her.  She will pass I To View More >>

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