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The Farm

The little boy was leaning nonchalantly  against the door, with one hand on the door knob and when we jumped out of the van he said into the cold wind that whipped at our faces, sounding more like an adult than a child,“Welcome to our farm. Come on in.” I smiled to myself at the sound of such serious, grown up words coming from … Read More The Farm

The worm is not a pet and no, he can’t come inside

The rain clouds had turned the sky dark an hour and a half ago and a shower rushed through and dampened the ground. Still, we soldiered on and decided to plant some seeds in our garden space. Miss G wasn’t interested in planting, but she did enjoy digging.  I can still hear the little gasp she made when I found the first worm. She’s … Read More The worm is not a pet and no, he can’t come inside

The Garden

Rain fell steady just like the weather app said it would and I felt a twinge of disappointment. I knew it would mean a couple more days of waiting to plant the garden my son and I have wanted for a couple of years now. I had always dismissed the idea of a garden because we live in town on a busy, noisy street … Read More The Garden

How social media sucks my life from me and why detoxes from it are needed

I’m sure some will say I’m being over dramatic and maybe they will say I just need some will power but each day I find myself having to admit what I’ve read about the addictive nature of social media is true. One day this week, I found myself obsessed with why my blog posts weren’t updating to my business page but instead to my … Read More How social media sucks my life from me and why detoxes from it are needed

Five tips for capturing authentic images of your kids | Elmira NY Child Photographer

Over the years I have had people ask how I capture the personalities of children in my images. The answer is much more simple than you might imagine. I’ve pulled five quick tips together for capturing authentic images of your children. 1) Always Have a Camera I rarely leave my house without a camera. I say rarely because it has happened, but if it … Read More Five tips for capturing authentic images of your kids | Elmira NY Child Photographer