“We have a crazy sense of humor and we just thought it would be funny to do something like this, ” the photographer added to Fox 35.
In the series of silly depicts, the happy duo was all smiles as they proudly comprised a signaling say “Empty nesters, June 1, 2019 ” in front of their mansion. They were also photographed hugging their hounds, Marley and Buck( otherwise known as the “favorite kids”) and giggling alongside an “Expecting zero kids” note as they posed with a trendy, oversized balloon.
On Tuesday, Jones shared the images to her business’ Facebook page, though she never imagined them to prevail so much attention. In the days since, the post has gone wildly viral with over 72,000 likes, 58,000 the remarks and 150,000 shares — a happy surprise that the woman says “means the world” to her.
“Most mothers are a little sad when they reached the ’empty nest’ phase of life. HOWEVER, my mothers seem thrilled, ” Jones joked in the caption.
“My business is getting out there which means I will be doing more of what I adore! It’s genuinely surreal and I am most grateful! ” she told Fox News.
As for the Facebook commenters, many agreed that the freshening, relatable series of portraits moved for “the most adorable photo discussion ever.”
“I love that your mothers have a great sense of humor, and the kind of relationship that honors that they are entering a brand-new time in their tour as a couple, ” one follower wrote.
“Love it! Always heard that teens are a bit difficult at times and that is God’s way of making their leaving home easier for the mothers! ” another laughed.
“Empty nest smack me hard-handed- frankly still does, my husband not so much better! But, we did something similar and were very happy formerly our youngest turned 20- we celebrated’ living teenagers’” another agreed.
“Wish I was just thinking about this when we became vacate nesters! We adore our children, but it’s so nice to see them now with their own kids. Plus we get to play grandparents which is a blast, ” one user chimed in.
Moving forward, a enthralled Jones told Fox 35 that the shoot’s successful reception feels “amazing” and that she still plans to visit home often, as her mom and dad “can’t get rid of me that easily.”
The English’s are also mothers to sons Preston and Ethyn, who both moved out of the family home in recent years.
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