Swings And The Goat Farm

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Sep 16, 2013

One last summer adventure found us in Montana! We got to visit a small Goat Farm, and I felt like we had walked into a Martha Stewart magazine. This family has goats, chickens, and a couple rabbits. Their home is a wonderland for a family of four kids. If I could capture their home for […]

Children Portraits: And then there were four!

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Aug 8, 2013

What a joy it was to photograph this family as they welcomed a fourth sibling, a precious girl. She clearly adored her older siblings. They were a bundle of energy! Their Mother told me the oldest didn’t like to pose for photographs, but you can’t tell by these – she was super helpful with her […]

Picky Eater Solutions: Kids and Vegetables

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Jul 6, 2011

Yesterday our family met Elizabeth Pantley of the “No-Cry” Parenting Books. She’s working on a new book called, “The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution,” and needed families who were wiling to try her methods and be interviewed about them. So, we got an advance section of the book to try out for 4-6 weeks. She came […]

Facing Failure and Shooting for the Moon!

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Apr 6, 2011

I fear failure. Parenting has been a process of learning to face failure.  There are all these expectations society and well meaning family and friends place on parents. Then, there’s my own ideals of what kind of parent I want to be, providing more room for me to fail. The funny thing about trying to […]

The War on Vegetables

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Mar 31, 2011

  It doesn’t feel like an exaggeration to say that there is a war against vegetables. Vegetables are still not popular or eagerly welcomed by our 4-year-old.  And let’s be honest, they are not cool. You can’t make billions from selling Carrots or Zucchini. You don’t see billboards of Movie Stars or Sports Heros smiling […]

From There To Here

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Mar 2, 2011

For three days I did not leave the house. Our Little Miss was sick and only wanted Mama to hold her. We read dozens of books, Dr. Seuss ones being a favorite – hence the title of this post.  Holding her while she napped, I had plenty of time to think, think, think, think.  Sometimes […]