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I know, I know. Your news feed is blowing up with skincare, clothing, jewelry, lipstick, cleaning products, oils, weight loss fixes, and Tupperware. Mine is too. Stay-at-home moms trying to find a name for themselves amidst all the kids pulling at their legs. Trying to make an extra buck so they can go to Target […]

Strong as a woman

International Women’s Day came and went, and ever since then I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. So many different views and opinions. Some I agree with, and some I don’t. But it left me with an ongoing conversation in my head. The strength of a woman. Whether you are an adolescent, in […]

Stopping time

I laid in his bed, singing to my 2-year-old with tears running down my cheeks. Because tonight he walked into his room, laid down, and let me tuck him in without screaming. I laid as close to him as I could get. His chubby little arm wrapped around my neck. I closed my eyes and […]

Life transitions

Who else has had a difficult time transitioning out of the baby bearing stage of life?  I am having a really hard time with the thought of never being pregnant, feeling a baby kick inside of me, going into labor, and the excitement and euphoric release of the love hormones that come when you hold […]

Your mom does what?!

“Mom, when you are done with your pornography can you …”  Wait, WHAT?!  Back it up. I’m a photographer. I do photography. Unfortunately for me, it can make some very awkward situations when my 6-year-old son gets those two words mixed up. So I apologize to anyone who has asked him what his mommy does […]

The storytelling emotion in hands.

“The hand is the visible part of the brain.” – Immanuel Kant Can you capture emotion without showing faces? You bet. Some of my favorite emotions can be found in hands alone. The story they can tell all on their own is quite amazing. A mother and father, embracing their newborn. Sisters reunited. A bride, […]

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