Something Old, Something New, Something Different

Motherhood is not for the faint of heart. Motherhood means being fierce and tender all in the same moment. Motherhood means having your heart broken over and over and being willing to do it all again for your beautiful kiddos.

This sweet mama balances life so beautifully. I’ve seen her work, go to school, put great thought into her kids’ lunches, take a genuine interest in things that make her children light up, and still have time for play with her little loves. It was an absolute pleasure being able to photograph this one of a kind “Trash the Dress” session. Her hubby wanted her to enjoy this time with their kiddos and turn the session into something fun. Not many children get to see mama in her wedding dress, where their family’s story began, and it was so beautiful to see them honor their beginnings while incorporating their now.

Never stop laughing, being silly, and getting messy with your little people, mamas!

Oasis in the Desert

This mama picked this location because it took her back to Hawaii — I can see why! The sun, the trees, the grass, and the smiles were all so warm and wonderful. How charming is the little man!? Beautiful mama, what a lovely family you have.

Maternity Session on the Mountain

This woman is just amazing. Just as gorgeous inside as out. Sweet baby, your parents and big brothers love you so much already! You can’t fathom their excitement and anticipation to meet you.

I love everything about this session and feel privileged to have been able to take these portraits. Little baby, your mama is one of the most beautiful people!

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” -Psalm 139:13-14

Hello, Fall!

I’ve been swooning over these gorgeous fall photos all afternoon! The sunlight is beyond delicious- the kind you wish you could scoop up by the bucketful and save for a gloomy day. Don’t they all looks so cozy and ready for cooler temps? It’s almost believable that I wasn’t sweating in a tank top while taking these photos. And how cute are mom and dad!? Such sweet smiles after dad whispered something sweet in mamas ear.

4 Boys — Fall Maternity Session

I really enjoyed my time with this sweet family. As a mom of teenage boys myself, I always notice the manners of other teens and pre-teens. The two eldest boys were just so sweet, respectful, and kind, and so helpful with their little brother and so affectionate to mama. What wonderful big brothers they are! Baby boy #4 already has such a wonderful family, who cant wait to meet him!

My young men!

How is it my big boys are young men already!? The are both so handsome, kind, compassionate, interesting, funny, and truly wonderful. My husband and I are truly blessed!

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Sunset Hike

This sunset hike did not disappoint- the fall colors are breathtaking! Mama’s heart is full with her three guys, with sweet, silly, and every moment in between!

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Wildflower Tumbler

I’m loving this tumbler with my logo on it from the Gowlery! To make it even cooler, my brother created my logo and my sister snapped this photo! Thank you, Stacy, Andrew, and Heather! — with Heather HarrisonStacy GowlerAndrew W.Amy Dillman and Gowlery.

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