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In Case I Die Tomorrow

I know. That's a very morbid title, but maybe it was enough to capture your attention. Tomorrow I'm having surgery. A hysterectomy. I'll spare you all the details and reasons why, but it's time. Our family is 100% complete and it's time I focus on myself for a minute. I've been having a lot of … Continue reading In Case I Die Tomorrow

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Here’s to Being Vulnerable

It's the start of a new year. We're supposed to be making proclamations of change and committing ourselves to doing life differently; to being "better" at life.  We all do it. We all start the year with big ideas and a laundry list of ways we could have done things better in the previous year.  … Continue reading Here’s to Being Vulnerable

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2018 Client Session Favorites

2018 has been a year of change for my business. A step backwards in volume, but a giant step forward in passion. I started this year choosing to take on less; to be more selective. I was in a place of lost why.  I was busy saying "yes" to everything and lost myself in the … Continue reading 2018 Client Session Favorites

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Dear Mom of a T1D, you don’t have to be strong all the time.

Dear Mom of a T1D, You don't have to be strong all the time. I know that's the lie we tell ourselves; the lie that society puts on us. We feel like if we're not strong, how are we to expect our T1 to be strong? We have to show them how to be brave, … Continue reading Dear Mom of a T1D, you don’t have to be strong all the time.

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At Home | Linski Family | Kansas City Family Photography

I first met the Linski family last summer so I was very excited when they reached out to me to document their family again. I was even more stoked when mom said she wanted a casual session at home. MY FAVORITE! It's at home where you're the most you. Where you can do the things … Continue reading At Home | Linski Family | Kansas City Family Photography

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The No Party Birthday

October is a big birthday month around here. We have TWO October birthdays in this house alone, plus tons of friends and family who also were born in the best month of the year. When our kids were little, like really little, we had the traditional birthday parties for them each year.  All of our … Continue reading The No Party Birthday

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October: 10-on-10 | Kansas City Family Photography

It's already October. It's my favorite month of the year. Fall is officially here.  I figure it's about time to do a "this was our summer" type of post. Am I too late for that? I think maybe this unrelenting rain we've had for the last 4+ days might have some people wishing for summer … Continue reading October: 10-on-10 | Kansas City Family Photography

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A Decade Down

On September 27th, my hubby and I celebrated 10 years of marriage. There's a part of me that giggles at that number. 10. In reality we met and fell in love almost 17 years ago. We were young collage students. Goodness, he was still a teenager! So, you can see why saying 10 just doesn't … Continue reading A Decade Down

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Family Adventure | Cider Hill Family Orchard | Kansas City Family Photographer

It's not official, but I feel like fall is here. A tell tale sign that we've shifted to fall is that it's actually cooler in the shade.  Kansas summers are brutal with heat and humidity, the only salvation is air conditioning. So, even though we're still hitting 80 degrees, you can now get some relief … Continue reading Family Adventure | Cider Hill Family Orchard | Kansas City Family Photographer