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Brittney before 8am

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We shot Brittney’s session on a Saturday morning. Her in-laws were in town from Baton Rouge because Brittney’s youngest son was being baptized the next morning.

So here’s a Saturday morning of breakfast and babies and grandparents.

When I got there, Brittney and her husband were starting to make breakfast, and everyone else was asleep still.

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What happens in Brittney’s house before 8am. Read what she says about her morning over on the Houston Moms Blog today.

Jill before 8am

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Jill’s morning went pretty quick as she and her husband got dressed and ready for work. Talya, her 2 1/2-year-old daughter, was not a fan of having a stranger in her house so early in the morning, and I think she was a little clingier than usual to her mom because I was there.

So here’s what happens at Jill’s house before 8am. When I got there, Talya wasn’t awake yet. Jill was up and her husband was showering.

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My favorite part of this photo is the balloon on the ceiling.

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Getting her hair done in the bathroom, but the weird lady with the camera is in there too!!!

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He asked her, “Did I get it all off?”

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I’ve already forgotten what the injustice was, but I love this photo.

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To read Jill’s take on her morning routine, check out her post on the Houston Moms Blog today.

Hannah before 8am

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We did this session on Easter morning. Hannah has a really nice blog (hannahbunker.com if you want to check it out) where I spent a while the day before her shoot reading all about their lives, because her blog is gorgeous.

Why you might care about her. She’s a good writer. She has boy/girl twins that they adopted as newborns. She is a photographer herself and she works as the production manager for another photographer here in town. She has awesome style.

And then there’s the YELLOW KITCHEN TABLE. I totally loved this table, so there are a lot of shots at that table. Hannah told me she bought it from a blogger she follows who posted it for sale, and she grabbed it up right away.

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She & her husband get up before the kids and have breakfast and coffee together first thing.

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They had just had a deck installed in their backyard the day before, so they were excited to sit outside to drink their coffee.

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The yellow table! Both kids turning to look at me! The dog under the table! I love everything about this picture.

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When I followed her upstairs to her basket of clean but not-yet-put-away laundry, she said, “Well, this is real life, right?”

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That’s what happens in Hannah’s house before 8am on a Sunday. Read what she wrote about her mornings in her post on the Houston Moms Blog.

Meagan before 8am

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Meagan’s morning started early, and I was barely in the door when her daughter suddenly appeared on the steps. A laid-back spring break morning as they get ready to go to gymnastics. My favorite of these photos is probably the series of the two kids going out the door, when her son gets pushed out of the way by his sister.

Read what Meagan says about her morning over on the Houston Moms Blog today.