Category Archives: Children

Bringing Your Child’s Art to Life (Budsie!)

Could this idea be any more fun … turning your child’s art into a plush toy that will forever reflect theirView full post »

The Rest {And a Happy Change of Scenery}

I do enjoy photographing my family in our environment, but nothing pops me out of the ruts I trip into than goingView full post »

How To Make A Portrait Session {Day} Happen With Your Own Kids

I shared some of the images from our Fall portraits HERE and HERE and those are really all I had set out to capture. View full post »

My Boys, and a Day of Fall Portraits

Each fall, it seems, I take these guys out for a round of portraits.  I really try to only do this once a year so theyView full post »

The Progression of a Smile (And How to Get a Real One)

Each Sunday morning, Matt heads to church with the older boys so they can serve as greeters at the first service.  ThisView full post »

Their Last Swim Lesson {And Soaking Up the Sun}

It is crazy to me how even though the days are getting longer, I feel like I get so much less done.  The sun isView full post »

I Keep Asking Him to Stay Little

I keep asking Kaden, to please stop growing up so fast.  But he tells me he can’t … that Jesus just keepsView full post »

Portraits, with a Pinch of Lifestyle

I feel like I often say that I don’t take my boys out for portraits … but I always say that when I’mView full post »

The Images They Will Remember Most.

Whenever I think back on my favorite photos from my own childhood, images of me with my parents always pop into myView full post »

Sarah & Lilly…

My dear cousin and her family visited last weekend and her little girls were too beautiful and cooperative to notView full post »

Letters to Our Sons | April 2013

Dear my crazy little hoodlums … It’s that time again, for a letter from me to you.  What can I tell you inView full post »

Max and Lucy | Clackamas Oregon Newborn Photographer

When medical professionals tell you that you can’t have babies, but then you do totally “on yourView full post »