Family magic tricks, board games, cookies, and play
The first time I met Kathleen was when she was interviewing me for a teaching position at The Kindezi School, a school she co-founded in Atlanta, GA. I got to see her family grow through the years that we worked together and was excited to spend this evening with them. As I was documenting her family, I felt a little like I was looking into the future of what it will be like with two daughters at more independent stages. I got the sense that it's a really special time in the evolution of a family. The kids can play board games, work on art projects, participate in baking, and have conversations with one another without a lot of hassle. It's a time when everyone is getting more sleep and connections between family members move from being primarily related to caregiving into shared bonds for hobbies and co-creations of art and games. While most of the time, I find myself trying to slow down time, I left this evening anticipating the stages to come. There are details in every stage that deserve to be remembered, like a Dragon game on the swing set, freshly learned magic tricks, and baby teeth that are just about to fall out. I felt lucky peeking in on the moments that make this family's story special.
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