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“We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.”
~ Jandy Nelson // I’ll Give You The Sun

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We think we know ourselves. We think we know what we’re capable of as parents and spouses and humans. We think we know the depths of our strength and our love and our courage. We think we know all of this…until we realize that we don’t. Until we sit in a room watching our life […]

BABY GEORGE: PORTRAITS

March 16, 2018

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This picture was taken six months after I gave birth to my daughter. The beach was empty.  The air was warm.  And I was terrified. I showed up on this day because I had spent the majority of my life battling the exterior I was given.  I didn’t know how to love or appreciate or […]

BUILD

February 9, 2018

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I remember putting my son to bed one night when I suddenly noticed how big he had gotten.  I remember when he was just a baby and he used to comfortably fit – spread eagle – across a pillow on my lap.  All of the sudden, when I sat with him in his chair at […]

REBECCA & JAREK: PORTRAITS

January 29, 2018

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I once knew a guy that didn’t have any mirrors in his house. Not a single one. We met back in my early twenties through a group of mutual friends. We had matching souls at the time; both struggling. Both cracked. Both trying desperately to close our hearts off from the world. We spent a […]

ON THE WALL

January 16, 2018

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I don’t really remember what it was like. I don’t entirely remember how it felt to spend my days stacking blocks or watching my kiddos crawl for the first time or stealing naps whenever possible. I remember being there.  I remember being “in it”.  But I don’t remember realizing what a special time it was […]

BABY ISLA: PORTRAITS

December 5, 2017

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I don’t know that I’ve ever known a person who works as hard as my Mother. She was a single parent, raising an only daughter…and she worked hard. She worked hard to give me a home.  She worked hard to provide family.  She worked hard to create stability.  She worked hard to ensure that I […]

CAROLYN: PORTRAITS

December 3, 2017