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The Chandlers // Mini Session // Athens, GA

What fun it is to watch families grow! I know I talk about it too much, but it's just the coolest thing!  I've been at both, Aurie + Josiah's births and have been photographing all the important things since before they were born! 

The next time I see Aurie, she's going to be as tall as me!

Bea + Nora + Co // Micro Session // Piedmont Athens Regional Community Park

I didn't know I was capable of shooting a micro (10 minute) session, but I've been asked to shoot several micro sessions with a friend, soI had to experiment and see what I was capable of capturing in such a short time.  I set a timer, cut the chit-chat and got to work.  To be honest, I'm pretty amazed at the variety and adorable-ness that came from 10 minutes!

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Rare sighting of Henry, Lucy & Wren // My Kiddos // Athens GA

As you can see below, being my kid is tough business.  I mean, every once in a while I make you brush your hair, put on clothes that *sort of* match and ask you stand in some pretty light.  It's rough, as well as tough.

In all seriousness, they were pretty cooperative and I'm so glad to have the photos.  I picked my favorite image of each kid, printed a 4x6 of it, put them all in one frame and put it on the shelf in the bathroom.  And now I get to see their adorable faces every time I walk in there.

 

Kaleidoscope Montessori // A Small School // Athens GA

When Jeremy and I got divorced, Lucy was still too young for public school, so we had a nanny (the best ever, too) for the first year, that took care of the girls while each of us worked.  Being self-employed, I have a pretty flexible schedule, but working consistantly is the difference between making money and being broke, so... needless to say, a consistant nanny for the girls was amazingly helpful. 

By the summer of 2016, I realized that Lucy was going to go to Kindergarten that "fall" and Wren would be all alone at home, so I started looking for a school for her.  I immediately heard about a new school that was opening so close to me that I just had to find out more.  Kaleidoscope Montessori was born the same summer and was set to open their doors just a 1/4 of a mile from my house; it was just too good to be true!   

I immeditiately enrolled Wren and we spent the best year with Ashley + Tina + Georgia + Erin; Wren fell in love, made new friends and learned so much that she might  know more about the world than I do ;-)  As morning drops off became morning chats, I learned that Ashley wanted to offer school photos! AND she wondered if I'd be interested in shooting them? Lord, was I ever! I can't imagine anything more fun than mini sessions with each of the adorable kids that spent their days with Wren. So, we shot in the fall and again in the spring -- seriously, these children couldn't get any cuter, but you don't have to take my word for it.  Just scroll down!