Mother, A Cradle to Hold me

It is true
I was created in you.
It is also true
That you were created for me.
I owned your voice.
It was shaped and tuned to soothe me.
Your arms were molded
Into a cradle to hold me, to rock me.
The scent of your body was the air
Perfumed for me to breathe.

During those early, dearest days
I did not dream that you had
A large life which included me,
For I had a life
Which was only you.
-An excerpt from Mother, A Cradle to Hold Me by Maya Angelou

Moms, it's time to get behind the camera with your babies more often. When your babies are grown, they will cherish these moments with you in the shots more than the moments of just them. Personally, I could photograph a mother with her babies all day...there is something so sacred about this bond, it's heart wrenchingly beautiful to witness and even more rewarding to capture.