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Smitley Family Portraits at Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden

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When love is a habit, joy is a reflex.
— Bob Goff
Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Photos

Our roots go so deep with this sweet family. We met Marsha when we first moved to Raleigh and were looking for ways to serve the community. She was running the Language Arts program for Neighbor to Neighbor at the time and we were overwhelmed by what she and the rest of the team were doing for kids who were behind in school. We started mentoring right away and haven't looked back since. When Marsha's path led her toward the mothers of the children being mentored to PostScript Outreach, she's such an incredible gift to the community and Craig has been supporting her the entire time. He is a quiet force, filled with love for his family and ready to serve.

A.J. and I did pre-marital counseling with Justin and Kimberly and absolutely loved getting to know them and Adam and Alison through the wedding and other activities. Now that Silas and Quinn have come along they've got everyone wrapped around their little finger...especially their grandparents...just look at those smiles! Hope you enjoy a few images from our little adventure! 

Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Photos
Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Photos
Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Photos
Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Photos
Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Photos
Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Photos
Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Photos

The Errato Family at Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden

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Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Session

A.J. and I have a special relationship with Maureen and Nick as we were able to guide them through pre-marital counseling a few years ago when A.J. officiated their wedding. We thought they were perfect for each other then and we think they are perfect for each other now. While their lives are immensely complicated, between acting and modeling with no less than six children to love; they are never without huge smiles on their faces and words of encouragement on their lips.

I was blown away when I piled them into their first photo and it went from happy chaos to eight instant smiles. Then it happened again and again. These cute kiddos are well prepped for a future in the biz if they want it. 

Today also happened to be Maureen's birthday! I can't imagine a better birthday plan than a photoshoot, a meal together and seeing 'Fantastic Beasts.' (Therefore we chose to do exactly the same thing...it was amazing in case you were wondering) ;)

I hope you enjoy a few of these favorites from the day! 

Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Session
Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden Family Session