Tony's family gathered recently to celebrate his birthday and invited me to cmd along to document the party. And let me just tell you, these people know how to party. There was surprise silly string, spray-in hair color, plenty of cake, baby naps, games & outside activity. These pictures are a tiny part of everything … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Tony!
Accuracy is your friend. This is the mantra I’ve been trying to plant firmly in my kids minds for the last few years. Last weekend the kids and I were going to one of their practices. We were running pretty late, and one of the kids was trying to figure out if he had time … Continue reading Accuracy is your friend
I’ve been waking myself up snoring lately. A couple weeks ago Dave recorded me snoring since I didn’t believe I actually snored. (He still thinks he doesn’t snore either cause I haven’t done the same for him.) I was worried it was going to be the monstrously loud sounds I scared myself awake with when … Continue reading May 23, 2016 – An assortment of thoughts leading to goodness.
Yesterday would’ve been a full bottle day if only I drank wine. The day started with one of my children losing their mind - to a degree I’ve not yet had the privilege to witness. So much so that the majority of my morning was spent trying to usher a return of sanity I know that … Continue reading May 6, 2016 Five for Friday
You guys. Parenting is hard. I don’t have to tell you this. You already know this. You’ve got kids. You are a parent. Anyone who is a parent knows it’s hard. Nothing really goes the way you expect it will. You figure you’ll be crafty and fun and understanding and your kids will get it. … Continue reading April 25, 2016 Parenting is hard
I love sleeping in. I absolutely adore sleep. I think I should always let it be the boss of me. Ahhhhh...so much better. Today’s Five for Friday is sponsored by my children being home from school and being a bit rambunctious and seemingly devoid of any memory of how life actually works in our little … Continue reading April 15, 2016 – Five for Friday
Today my youngest kiddo turns 5. He is so dang pumped. Last night about two hours after he went to sleep he started crying out, saying “This is taking forever!” Sometimes when this happens he’s not actually fully awake and it takes a little bit to get him to explain what’s going on. Turns out, … Continue reading March 24, 2016
I went to visit Owen again last week. Some of you might remember he had a traumatic brain injury and was in the hospital for months. He's home now. He's full of energy and full of life. He still has a good amount of recovering to do and frequent physical therapy appointments. He's recovered so much … Continue reading Owen – at home
If you're the DIY sort, you'll be tempted to take your own family's pictures. You may have even done it successfully in the past. And yet, I'm here to tell you - it's a bad idea. Why is it a bad idea, you ask? Why shouldn't you do this your self? I will show you. … Continue reading Why you should not DIY your own family photos
Every year, around the Christmas break, I photograph my own family. This presents its own unique challenges. It's impossible to be sure you got a photo of everyone looking into the camera at least once when you're on the receiving end of the picture. My own kids are about 3000% more difficult to photograph in … Continue reading My family