A mother and son celebrate 10 years of Harry Potter love #Family portraits#harry potter July 14 2011 | Offbeat Editors offbeatbride How fucking adorable is this?! Kim and her son, loving some Harry Potter. My friend Kim and her son, E, have been long-time Harry Potter fans — as the photo above will attest. They went to the only place in town who still has a cloud backdrop and recreated a photo to mark the beginning, and end (although does it ever really end? , of their HP madness. Have you and your kid(s) bonded over a character or series? Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo PREVIOUS Got leftover fabric scraps? Use them to fancify gifts! NEXT My dog may be huge, but he’s terrified of chihuahuas (and more surprising facts about Giant Breed dogs) Show/Hide comments [ 25 ] AH MA GA I love that. So cute. 5 agree Reply Thanks! And can I tell you, I was SHOCKED that I even found ONE place that still had that backdrop. When they rolled it out the mechanism jammed b/c it hadn't been used in so long it was all corroded. HA! 1 agrees Reply Love this! But I'm surprised clouds are no longer fashionable! I must be behind the times… what's the IT thing in backdrops these days? 1 agrees Reply Ahhh this is amazing! I'm sure people tell you this all the time but you look like his sister, hot momma! And your son is one handsome guy. 3 agree Reply I'm sure you've seen it but I have to share this photo in relationship to this post. http://www.flickr.com/photos/85253481@N00/5921961525 5 agree Reply This is the awesomest family portrait I have ever seen. It's also pretty amazing that you haven't aged a day since the first photo was taken! 3 agree Reply so so so very sweet! Reply That's awesome! I'm going to be crying at midnight. 1 agrees Reply Awww, that is awesome 😀 . (I like the re-created photo @Siouxzi posted too!). Reply Love this!! Reply This is awesome. Reply My siblings and i have bonded over the harry potter series like never before and its awesome! I will be so sad tonight… Reply that is so cool!!! i'm having a hard time not feeling sad about tonight. ::sigh:: i already went through the 5 stages of grieving when i finished the last book, now i have to start over. LOVE mama's shirt by the way! (E's too!) Reply The awesomeness is too much. LOVELOVELOVE. Reply LOVE THIS! I showed it to my mom and she sqeeued with me : ) Reply Please oh please tell me where you found your Always shirt?? Reply Not sure if this is where she got the shirt or not, but Evietees on Etsy sells it (and some other awesome HP shirts – I've got the "Riddle Malfoy Greyback Lestrange" one and I love it :)) http://www.etsy.com/shop/evietees Reply This is just fantastic! I love the shirts! Reply Eee! That is so cute and sweet I just teared up like a ninny. What a great mom and son! (and oh my goodness yes handsome- definitely good genes there 😉 Reply I was especially touched that the toy looks to be the same one. *love* Reply This photo is FANTASTIC. The kid's face is priceless in the second photo. I haven't bonded over a character with my kid yet (he's just turned two) but I totally bonded with my own mama when I was growing up over the Mennyms series. Its a series about a family of life size rag dolls that have come alive and live in a house together in England. It is super fab and I cannot wait until my kids are old enough to bond with me over them! If anyone is looking for a series to share with their 5 to 10 year olds I highly recommend it! 1 agrees Reply I think it's great that he was game for recreating the photo, too. (And love the shirts.) Reply My mom and I bonded mostly over The Little House series, with her getting me the next book in the series every year for Christmas and my birthday, which are roughly at opposite points of the year. We've also both read all the Harry Potter books, with my sister getting mad if my Mom got to the next book before she'd finished with it. We've always been the family that gave books to the cousins every year. Even now, there are more books in my apartment than any other single type of thing. 1 agrees Reply This made me tear up. So, so sweet!!! I can only hope that my kids and I will be able to bond like this over another excellent series when they're older. Also, how did this mom manage not to age a day in a whole decade? Reply I know this was posted almost a year ago, but it doesn't change how amazing it is!! I actually read (out loud) all the HP books to my fiance (yes, doing voices & everything) & we finished when the last movie was in the theaters. I only hope to bond so incredibly over something (be it rereading the series or something completely new) when we eventually have a child! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.