Kennedy Is Here!

Another Kaiser employee baby!  Seems like an endless supply of babies at work, I guess that’s what happens when you work in Labor & Delivery.  Well, we all waited a long time to meet Miss Kennedy and she couldn’t be cuter!  I know Jon and Jen are in love with this little bundle.


Beautiful Bellies

A couple months ago I put out a model call for pregnant ladies.  I needed some new bellies to show my managers at work as they want to decorate our Maternal-Child Unit with my work (yay)!  Well, how lucky am I?  These two gorgeous women offered up their tummies and they were willing to pose any way and where I wanted.  It was so much fun to get to know them during a short time together.  I hope they are as happy with the final images as I am.


Look Who Turned One!!

I met Baby Girl L a year ago for her newborn pictures and I was so delighted when her parents contacted me to take her one year pictures.  She has changed SO much in a year.  I know, duh, right?  But really, her skin, hair, and eyes all lightened up.  She was a beautiful newborn and such a gorgeous (almost) toddler!  Her eyes are hypnotizing, and that little grin…melt my heart.


Ryann, my sweet, sensitive daughter {Windsor | Santa Rosa | Child Photographer}

This is my daughter Ryann.  I have two daughters and it’s amazing how two girls who have been raised the same, can be so different.  My older daughter, Bailey, is so energetic, high-spirited, a little difficult, and argumentative.  She really tries our patience, but we love her to death.  On the other spectrum, we have Ryann, she is so incredibly sweet, pretty quiet, always willing to please, and has her feelings hurt very easily.  She is a complete Daddy’s girl, my husband can stand to see her cry.  He will hold her and cry with her until she calms down.  On top of all of that, she has these incredible green eyes and long thick hair, she is such a beauty.  She doesn’t let me take her picture very often because she doesn’t like to be the center of attention, she let’s her sister have the spotlight.  So when she agrees to a photo shoot, I’m over the moon with excitement!


We got a puppy!! {Windsor | Santa Rosa | Child Photographer}

Yes, you read that right, we got a puppy.  After many years of contemplating and begging (on our kid’s part) we decided it was time.  When my husband and I were dating he had a rottweiler named Woody, after we were married, Woody became OUR dog.  He was the sweetest and most protective dog I’ve ever known.  We had to put Woody to sleep when I was pregnant with our first child.  We’ve never owned another dog since.  Now that the two oldest kids are 10 and 8, they have convinced us that they are responsible enough to take care of a dog.  So we caved discussed it thoroughly and decided summer would be the perfect time to get a puppy since my husband is off (he’s is a teacher) and he could supervise the puppy training.  So far it’s been pretty smooth.  Of course, we have gone through a bottle of Resolve carpet cleaner because of all of the potty accidents, and my husband isn’t very happy with the fact that the puppy has eaten all of his plastic lily pads that used to decorate our fountain.  Today we left the puppy outside while we took our kids to a San Francisco Giants game and we came home to find the puppy ate a big chunk of one of my rose bushes (I guess the thorns weren’t much of a deterrent).  But he is soooo cute!  How could we possibly be made at him?


Meet Boston! IMG_1071webIMG_1073webIMG_1074web2IMG_1077web2IMG_1083webIMG_1087webIMG_1091web2IMG_1111webIMG_1118webAnd a few random ones from around the house