I met Julie when I was a freshman in high school! She was my volleyball coach for many years, and when I started coaching volleyball after graduation, I was lucky enough to be able to coach with her. She was a bridesmaid in my own wedding, and she is very dear to my heart.
Julie is someone who has been through a lot, and never ever complained. I've always admired her unflagging hope, humility and consistency, no matter how much adversity she was dealt. I have always been inspired by her, and I have been watching and waiting for her to be given equally huge blessings. When I attended her wedding, I was so happy to celebrate her joy. And now, Julie and Chet have welcomed a sweet new baby, named Monet Jade. When I came to coo over her, I brought my camera for some quick shots since newborns change so much within their first few days - Fresh 48 sessions are a great way to get a lifestyle session and permanently capture that brand new squish! Not only did I get to see Julie and Chet, but Monet's uncle was there as well, and he was clearly smitten! Her daddy was absolutely adorable with her - he was so careful and you could tell he was already going to be wrapped around her tiny fingers. I can't wait to watch her grow up, but I hope she's in no rush. Welcome Monet Jade - we adore you already!