Posts tagged Photography
Trip & Kacey, Bringing Home Baby

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

I had the biggest pleasure slipping into Trip and Kacey’s beautiful home and capturing some truly precious moments for them of their early days with sweet baby Margaret. I watched them ohhh and ahhh over their sweet girl as we hummed to lullabies by JJ Heller and I carried them through their session. I loved their fascination with their wee girl, the way they were captivated by every yawn and sigh and grin. How many times did Kacey say, “Oh gosh, Trip. Look at her!” And I kept thinking the same thing. ‘Look at her! She is perfect!”

I sat down next to a woman at the Y this week, we were both feeding our babies and commiserating about the whole thing that is pregnancy. The exhaustion and the pain, the way we had both been stretched and torn and wounded from carrying our precious people. This beautiful and wonderfully loving momma, said what so many mommas feel during the wounding work they are doing, “In the middle, I wondered if it was worth it… and then she was here, and in my arms, and I knew I would do it again and again and again for her.”

“I loved her instantly. Of course, most parents love their children instantly. But I mention it here because I still find it a remarkable thing. Where was the love before? Where did you acquire it from? The way it is suddenly there, total and complete, as sudden as grief, but in reverse, is one of the wonders about being human.” —Matt Haig, How to Stop Time

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Walker Fresh 48

Sweet little Tate was welcomed into the world just days ago, and here he is, all fresh and new, with so much life packed into his tiny frame. It never ceases to amaze me, when I step into a hospital room and meet my tiny client, that just hours ago, this whole person was tucked up inside their mother's womb. Completely loved, but an utter mystery.

Welcome, sweet boy. Tiny mystery. Loved one.

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Phillip + Megan Fresh 48

Well hello,
Little baby.
 

I LOVED getting to step into the hospital of this sweet family when their wee boy was one day fresh. What a sacred and beautiful space. What a sleepy head little baby. What an adorable soul to add to this little tribe. 

Phillip & Megan, blessing on these precious and exhausting newborn days. Wave upon wave of peace washing over your home in the coming days and weeks.

Congratulations on your sweet boy!

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