40 weeks. check
Cute as a button. check
Grace’s closet full. check
Hospital bags packed. check
Happy as ever. check
Waiting, waiting, and more waiting. check

This will be the last time you see pictures of the beautiful Lara while she’s still expecting. Next time, there will be a beautiful little girl filling her loving arms!  Only days are left until Grace Austin will make her appearance in this world!

This light that was shining in from Grace’s nursery was like a miracle. Jesus shining right down on this sweet family. Love the warmth and love felt in these photos!

Above photos
Me: Whoa, how did you just cross your legs like that? I don’t think I can do that and I’m not even pregnant!
Lara : Whoa! How did I do that?! I’m impressed!

I love how we have captured the changing seasons throughout this pregnancy. The cool fall air was definitely welcome after doing sessions in the hot summer heat. I adore how her full-term belly can’t be hidden by her coat!


This last image makes my heart so full. What a friend I have gained in this precious season! I so look forward to having Grace as my little buddy too. What  a privilege it has been to witness and capture this miracle!  Lara – the Lord will give you every ounce of strength needed for what lies ahead – whether it be this week or many years from now. He is always faithful. I love you dear friend! See you in a few days!!

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Nancy, I’ve loved loved loved looking at this whole series over the last many months and you have done such an incredible job of capturing the gracefulness with which Lara has been expecting Grace. :)

Love love love! Can’t say anything else but love.

Nancy, these are just gorgeous! I especially love the last photo – two ladies just radiating so much love and joy. Perfect!!!!

Absolutely amazing! Just beautiful! Can’t wait to see photos of Grace now. 😉

great pics! and, cute bang, nancy! :)

Unbelievably BEAUTIFUL. Lara, one day (in the far away future) when I am pregnant, if I am 1/4 the amazing Godly soon-to-be-mom you are I will be thrilled. God is so so good. LOVE YOU SO MUCH.

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