Beach days – Mudeford fun with friends

Aug 19, 2019 | FAMILIES | 0 comments

Friends.

Photos of our friends are so important. Not just for now, but for the future.

These two little ladies have been friends since they were 2 months’ old. NCT buddies, flung together in a church hall in Hitchin where their mummies helped keep each other sane through the ups and downs of the early days of motherhood, their friendship has blossomed from milk and nap dates, to sandcastle creations, cartwheels and upside down tickles on the New Forest coast.

Despite now living hundreds of miles apart, their mummies cherish their own friendship, as well as that of their feisty, independent, strong, caring and beautiful daughters. Seeing the excitement on their faces and the big squeezy cuddles they shared as they saw each other after a year apart is what life and friendship is all about.

The days are long, but the years are short and these girls are growing so fast. How special to have friends to share the growing up years with.

I’m so grateful I met these lovely ladies. And of course, this man*, Daddy to my little pickle.

When we met for a short break in the New Forest – my old stomping ground, I made sure I had my camera to document our days and fun together with relaxed and candid photos – the best way to treasure and capture childhood.

girls waiting for Mudeford ferry
girls pulling faces at Mudeford

*Not this man. Even if his life ring is a name check 😉

Mudeford beach huts
girls playing in the sand
sandcastles at Mudeford
Girls at Mudeford beach
daddy and daughter play tickles on the beach
daddy and daughter play tickles on the beach

*This man x

family photo on the dunes at Mudeford
family walking at Mudeford
Mudeford Ferry sign and jetty
Mudeford Ferry sign and jetty
Mudeford Ferry sign and jetty
Mudeford Ferry sign and jetty

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