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Growing up && Having babies

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Don’t get me wrong…. I absolutely LOVE my brides and shooting weddings; but watching two beautiful souls start a family just makes my heart SCREAM. I have known Jen and Erik for over a decade now, the fact that any of us are old enough to say a statement like that,  still blows my mind. I met both of them back at our old stomping grounds (Yosemite High School). I honestly thought the world of both of these individuals. So later on in life after high school; when I saw they had started dating it made PERFECT sense.

These two truly have hearts of gold…. and I mean that from the bottom of my heart. When I had the opportunity to meet baby Maverik I couldn’t help but shed a few tears. This little boy has NO idea how lucky he is to be born into a family that has so much love.  Being able to connect with these special friends of mine on a new level {{#teamparenthood}} was something extra beautiful. “Tired eyes but fuller hearts” is the closest definition I can give for first time parents of a little one; but hey, it sure looks good on these two!!!

I cannot wait to watch Maverik grow up over the years and have our babies grow up together the same way that we did. If I’m being totally honest…. I’m sitting here in the corner rooting for 10 more Sotelo babies; because lets be honest… they make the cutest darn babies around. Congratulations my sweet friends; you’re over here killing the parenting game and I couldn’t be more proud.

XoXo – Charolette


  1. […] can even see little Maverik’s newborn lifestyle session here! I still cannot believe this little sweet boy is a big […]

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