Posts Categorized: kids portraits

Mine

This boy is mine. And yet, not mine. Of me, and yet, destined to be not of me but of the world. I know everything about him. And yet there is so much more to know. To unfold. … I feel like I wouldn’t recognize this boy if I didn’t see him every day. Last… Read more »

Highlight

I clicked on to a social media site the other day, and it asked me if I wanted to “create a story”. I thought for a minute about the power of social media to curate our stories for us. … Don’t get me wrong, I love jumping on social media to see people’s trips, their… Read more »

Familiar

Moms: Every day you embrace your kids. Your hand, your hug. It’s a feeling that is familiar to you all. When you reflect on it, there are so many familiar things about your kids to you. Now. But think back a few years ago. Are there some things you have already forgotten? Are there some… Read more »

Why

Two weeks ago I was asked to give a speech about my work as a photographer, and how the art form has changed the way I see the world. I was speaking to a local forum of creative women, and the topic was Focusing on What Matters. … As I was preparing to give this… Read more »

Release

I hold on in life. Not to things. Things can come and go and generally it doesn’t bother me. I love to get rid of stuff that is not longer serving me in the hopes that someone else can use it. … What I hold on to is memories. Feelings. That place of where I… Read more »

Live

“I want to live life, not conquer it” ~ Cheryl Richardson   Last weekend we were in the mountains of Colorado, learning as a family to ski. I have skiied many times before, but I pretended to be a beginner. I did this to spend the day in beginner lessons with the rest of my… Read more »

Meet Wyatt

Meet Wyatt. He is 8 and he loves baseball, especially when he plays catcher. He has a pet lizard named Stormy, and this past summer he learned to juggle tomatoes. And this bow and arrow? He made that all by himself. This is Wyatt’s story. What’s your child’s story? Let me be the one to… Read more »

Ornaments

We recently put up our Christmas tree, and the kids marveled at some of the ornaments while we took them out of the boxes. There were ornaments from their Grandma, ornaments that they had made, ornaments that we painted together, and all of their favorites that they were just now seeing for the first time… Read more »

Willing….

We adults like to think we have all the answers. We know a lot about a lot. The older we get, the more certain we become about our faith, the world around us, what works, and what doesn’t work….right? Children have wonder in their eyes all day long. Constantly exposed to new things, they marvel… Read more »