The tween years… I remember one of the first times I heard this term… It was one of my daughter’s older friends, so proud that she wasn’t a child anymore. At the ripe old age of 9, she announced that she was a tween. My first reaction to it, knowing me, was probably an eye roll. At the time it was hard for me to see her as anything more than a child. Since then, I have had 2 daughters transition through the tween years and I understand it much better. It is a complex time of life. If you look at these pictures, you might be able to see it too…
It is that age where they want to eat off the adult’s menu, but there is still a little part of them that wants the toy in the meal… Do they sit with and talk with the adults, or do they go play with the kids? It can be a difficult time filled with the awkwardness of not really fitting into either category and always wondering what other people are thinking about you.
There is a bit of a woman in there starting to push the little girl out of the way. Full of promise. Potential carries with it so much beauty!
Capture the moments as they transition away from the little girl you adored. Photography is important is capture the moments like this. If you are in the Round Rock or greater Austin area, I would love to help you with that.