Halloween. The not-perfect kind.

Yesterday I had two choices:

(1) be the kind of mom who puts down the camera because her kid doesn’t look perfect

(2) be the kind of mom who sees the beauty, despite the imperfections. & captures it just the way it is.

I chose the latter. & now, we’ll remember…

the good. the bad.

& the effing mosquito.

Her costume was a complete DIY. She was a spider princess for under $20. & a sassy one, at that. :)

she held on for dear life–so concerned “bitsy spider WITH A PRETTY BOW” was going to fall off her back. :)

& what a contrast from last year. She was into us. Smiled. Squealed. Stayed put. This year…I could hardly keep up.

miss independent.

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