being Kind

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After almost a decade as a Houston family photographer, I have seen it all from meltdowns to picture-perfect, dream sessions! Follow these 5 Tips for taking summer family photos to make things a bit easier! 5 tips for taking summer family photos I know first hand how overwhelming taking family photos can be with little […]

5 Tips for Taking Family Photos in the Summer

Houston Family Photographer

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Hi sweet Cotton family! You are the reason we are able to do what we love and we are SO grateful for you. I pray you’re home safe, snuggled up with your family, staying as healthy as possible! This has been a wild few weeks, to say the least. I think every single one of […]

Choosing Joy as we get through this crisis together

10 ways to choose joy

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We usually only host one weekend of Houston Christmas mini sessions! But this year we had more interest than ever before so we decided to open up a second weekend to fit in our sweet Cotton families before my maternity leave! I’ve been a Houston wedding photographer for over a decade but families have always […]

houston family photographers

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Check out the pure cuteness from the first weekend of our Houston Christmas Mini Sessions! This pregnant mama almost couldn’t handle it! It’s always a little risky doing our outdoor Christmas mini sessions in November with the unpredictable Houston weather. But this year, we were extraordinarily blessed with a beautiful 60 degrees and so much […]

Houston Christmas Mini Session

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I don’t know about you but I could live in a Christmas 365 world! I have no shame about listening to Christmas music all year round. It’s not uncommon to catch me watching Christmas movies on bad days and I’m always counting down the days until Christmas! I’ve got Christmas on the brain so I […]

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Kellan and I went to Colorado back in April for a fun work trip with his awesome company, Thrivent. This was our first big trip away from our Kinsey girl so obviously, I cried when I left her! But we were so excited to have 5 days of quality time together without a toddler alarm […]

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Alright, mommas! I want to take the stress out of family photos so I’m sharing 5 tips to survive fall photos with toddlers! Let’s make this year THE year you are relaxed and just being present with your family! 5 tips to survive fall family photos with toddlers Tip #1: Plan your outfits ahead of […]

5 Tips to Survive Fall Family Photos with Toddlers

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Two is always better than one right? In this case, yes! I am overjoyed that Britni and Tony chose me as their photographer! I had so much fun with this sweet at home newborn photography session. I’m so excited to be sharing Britni’s 3 tips for surviving newborn life with twins along with her 3 […]

3 Tips for Newborn Twins Parents | Houston Newborn Photographer

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I went to Jenn and Doug’s house on Thursday for a sweet newborn photography session with their precious baby boy, Blake! My heart filled to the brim to see our sweet friends as parents! I shared some tips for surviving the few weeks with a newborn with them. Then I thought, hey, I should share […]

newborn and puppy photography

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Our beautiful friends are having a baby! We are so happy for Rachel and Brad to join us in the sleepless nights club! 😄But in all seriousness, I know they are going to be INCREDIBLE parents. At their maternity session, we got to talking. Rachel wasn’t sure if she’d even do a maternity session with how she […]

Spring time maternity photos

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This llama-themed first birthday was a whole llama fun if you ask me! Yep, I said it! ; ) This sweet family is from Austin but I’m so grateful to be their Houston family photographer! When Kari asked me to be there for Chandler’s big day, you know I couldn’t resist! A llama fun birthday […]

Llama Themed 1st Birthday party

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McGovern Centennial Gardens | Maternity Photos of Jenn & Doug Especially at our favorite location, McGovern Centennial Gardens, maternity photos are my new favorite to photograph! Since having Kinsey, I now understand just how incredible having a baby really is. The good, the bad, the tired & everything in between! All of it truly is […]

McGovern Centennial Gardens Perfect maternity photos

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