There is nothing like a mother / daughter bond

I've known Stephanie since grade school which is wonderful when you can keep a long time friend after high school. Her daughter Emery is just the sweetest. She's always smiling when I see her :) I love capturing their bond each year. Every time Em gets a little taller! Stephanie started a weight loss journey last year after under going gastric bypass surgery. After she recovered last year we ventured out to Raccoon River, an all time favorite area for some photos. This year she was down 111 lbs! I'm so proud of her determination and love seeing her confidence!