Military Dads Have Tea With Their Daughters In Touching Photo Series – Design You Trust

Military Dads Have Tea With Their Daughters In Touching Photo Series

1
Lieutenant Navy Officer Andrew Bradstreet and Aliya. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

As a mom and Navy veteran, Vanessa Hicks knows that military family life can be challenging. That’s why she decided to celebrate the bond between military parents and their kids.

h/t: huffingtonpost

2
Lieutenant Navy Officer Josh Hicks with his daughter Tatyana. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

“The life of military children has always had its challenges,” Hicks told The Huffington Post. “Every time families move, children have to make new friends, get used to new schools, and find new clubs and teams to join. So, I wanted to document a special moment with a little girl and the one person that she looks up to the most, the one person who fights for our freedom.”

3
Captain Air Force Officer Jake Sabin And Lila. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

The photographer advertised her “Military Tea Time Mini Sessions” on her Facebook page and website and received an “overwhelming” response from fellow military families in her local Monterey, California area. When it came time for the tea parties,

“the best part was seeing the glow on these little girls’ faces!” Hicks said.

4
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

5
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

6
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

7
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

8
Lieutenant Navy Officer Josh Hicks and Jasmine. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

9
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

10
Lieutenant Navy Officer Andrew Bradstreet and Aliya. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

11
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

12
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

13
Lieutenant Navy Officer Josh Hicks with his daughter Tatyana. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

14
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

15
Major Army Officer Matt Bender and Maddie. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

16
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

17
© Vanessa Hicks Photography

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Photographer Zachariah Epperson Captures The Magical World Of Ballet And Dancers
Portraits Of 11 Women Together With Their Stories
The Crazy Hair of Mexican Cholombiano Subculture in Photographs by Stefan Ruiz
Playful Pictures of Marilyn Monroe Having Breakfast in Bed, 1953
September 25: This Day in Photos from the Past
Vintage Photos Of Lumberjacks Who Felled Big Trees Using Only Hand Tools In The Early 20th Century
Photo of the Day: The Killer Wave
Gorgeous Series Of Flowers Encased In Ice
Lithuanian Photographer Took A Pictures Of The Most Colorful Old Garage Doors In Her Country
"Frozen Apartments of Vorkuta": Incredible Photos from The Heart of The Coldest City in All of Europe
Photo of the Day: Trash Pile
Osama is Inside Everyone of Us
Frozen Landscapes Tell A Winter’s Tale In New Photographs By Kilian Schönberger
This Young Woman Dresses Like It’s The 19th Century Every Day
Photo of the Day: Cosplay Couple Transform Into Their Characters In Mexico
Nick Steinberg Captures Breathtaking Landscapes Of Foggy San Francisco’s Climate
Photo of the Day: Bath Treatments
Ivorian Photographer Joana Choumali Shows Modern African Women Dressed In The Traditional Clothes Of Their Ancestors
Photo of the Day: Gigantic City Model
Gorgeous Photos Of Classic Beauties Taken From Between The 1940s And 1960s By Philippe Halsman
Here Are The 30 Best Photos That NASA’s Curiosity Has Taken After 7 Years On Mars
Photo of the Day: Dogs of War
Brand New Dewar's Street T-Shirt Collection
Unique Photos Capture A Couple’s Visit To ‘Stranger Things 3’ Filming Locations