family photos in central park!

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sharing the photos katie rain took of our family in central park a few weeks ago! so many in this batch that i really love, because she captured all seven of us – pulling the faces and the sass and the rarely ever holding still – perfectly. it’s such a big feat to take on – taking photos with this many people (and littles) to be in the frame....

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our family photos, 2018!

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sharing some of my favorite photos that katie rain took of our family at the end of september. i really wasn’t sure how this was going to go, with seven of us in one frame. i set my expectations very very low this year, especially since we only had about a 30 minute window to take them since beatrice and madalena often sleep for longer stretches in the mornings....

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FAQ: photography edition, part III!

Getting YOU in the Photo

let’s talk about getting photos with everyone in them! because those are so important and special to me. i also wanted to talk about the importance of getting YOU in them! (talking to you mamas who are often the picture-takers…) i think sometimes we’re so focused on taking a picture of the kids, or dealing with other things happening at the same time around us, that you aren’t in any of the shots and it’s a bummer when you look back....

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our family christmas card photos!

i’m so excited to share our family photos for our christmas card this year! i love how they turned out.  katie rain took them at the beginning of the month on a super cold saturday morning where i tried my best to really bundle everyone up but we still felt cold (my ankles especially. will i ever learn?!) i don’t know why family photos tend to stress me out, but i felt a little anxious this round when we’re trying to get all five of us in one shot....

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family photos, puzzles, and stickers!

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with christmas around the corner, we partnered up with pinhole press to gift the kiddos a few fun activity books and games a few weeks early to get into the holiday spirit! we have three very serious artists on our hands and we always love finding new creative ways to help encourage their artistic endeavors.

i customized some family faces sticker coloring books for eleanor and samson and also customized a names and faces puzzle for conrad!...

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