To be a mother, I don’t believe you have to give birth to a child or have them living under your roof. You can be a big influence on kids in your family and your neighborhood. You can step up in a time of need for a grieving family. Or be an amazing Godmother, teacher, […]
Join me on this journey, friends, as I move to a new space Downtown Frederick!
Can you believe it’s May? I honestly can’t. This year seems to be at double speed… but maybe that’s because the last two were in slow motion. May is a great month for family portraits- everything is colorful and green, landscaping everywhere is perfect, and the temperature is ideal- not too hot, not too cold. […]
it’s National Infertility Awareness Week and if you’ve been around here for a bit, you know the struggle it was for us to start a family. It took nine years to get our Max. It was mentally, physically, and financially difficult at every turn. While many are still uncomfortable talking about infertility, it impacts 1 […]
Five things you might not know about me… 1. A few weekends ago we became pet parents to the world’s ugliest fish. Max picked them out and was adamant that they were “the ones.” Albino cory cats. Google them. 2. In my early 30’s I started to get cluster headaches and migraines. I’d never had […]
We celebrated my partner turning 39 yesterday and when I went through the photos I had to laugh- looks like there’s always a little boy eager for cake nearby when he blows out his candles!
Dads and new babies…all the heart eyes. I love doing this photo and do it at almost every in-home newborn session, if possible- it’s simple, it’s sweet and it’s powerful.
This was such a treat! Meet Sunshine, the coolest 90 year old I’ve ever met, and honestly, just one of the coolest people I’ve ever met. A few weeks ago she celebrated her 90th birthday in style with a sweet soiree at Heritage Hunt Golf and Country Club in Gainesville Virginia. This was the first […]
Today was the definition of a perfect micro wedding. Congrats Ryan + Emily! A beautiful day at The Line Hotel DC hair + makeup: @christybeauty__ (and a big thanks to @bashdc for sending me this sweet little wedding!)
Why I do what I do. (shared with permission) 🌈 “Just wanted to say thank you again for the wonderful pictures, specifically the one of the lockets. I’ve been trying to figure out for years the right way to honor her and remember her that was the right fit for both me and Matt… and […]