Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

When they were 4

In response to today’s Weekly Photo Challenge I have two pictures of a great friendship moving forward through 11 years.

When my son was one he found a new friend at daycare.  It didn’t matter to them that they were boy and girl and happily, 11 years later, this still isn’t a factor in their friendship.  They stayed together in daycare, enrolled in the same school for Kindergarten and today are in the sixth grade having been in the same classroom 10 of the past 11 years.   They each have their own circle of boy and girl friends but look to each other as that familiar, comfortable person they can relax with and be themselves.  I love to see them let go of the school pressures and just be young people laughing together.

Our families are close and my picture above is from our first vacation together eight years ago.  The kids were so relaxed and happy I couldn’t resist capturing the moment as we passed a sunny afternoon walking to the candy store.

Our families return to this beautiful island every year and my next picture is from our visit last spring.  Here they are, 11 years old, walking forward into another adventure.

When they were 11

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  12. I love photos like that. I have one of my oldest when he was 3 walking hand and hand with his cousin who was 4 at the time. They are walking away from the camera, so like your images, it’s from behind. One of my favorites. 🙂

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