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There's not enough time for me to unload all of my creativity and ramblings in blog form, but I doubt you have enough time to read them, anyway! So, I'll do my absolute best to only share what is most likely to benefit you and help you get to know me a little better.

While I'm still in the process of moving my blog posts from my old site, you can find a variety of client galleries, photography tips, personal stories, and more. 
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Mom,artist, musician, dog-lover, adventurer

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photography tips

in home newborn
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When my youngest was born in 2005, I knew absolutely nothing about newborn photography. I took my new son to Kmart where Olan Mills had a tiny studio set up in the front of the store. The middle-aged photographer kept urging me to nurse my son so he would be “happy”. Not only was Nathan […]

Newborn Photography | Manhattan, KS

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn

what to wear for your family photos
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Your photo session is just around the corner! Have you picked out your family’s outfits, yet? Here are some helpful tips! When deciding on your family outfits, think dressy casual. This is a step above jeans and t-shirts. You are investing in amazing photography, so let’s put that extra effort into your style! Keep your […]

Family Outfits for Photo Sessions

Clients, Family, Lifestyle

newborn hands
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I was pretty sure that this outdoor family newborn session with 6, 4, and 2.5 year old boys and their 2 week old baby brother was going to be…well…chaotic. I knew we’d get good pictures, but I also knew we’d be chasing these guys all over the place and I’d be demonstrating my full range […]

Outdoor Newborn Session | Manhattan, KS

Clients, Family, Lifestyle, Newborn

Junction City newborn photography
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Enjoy this super sweet Junction City newborn photography session! I live in Manhattan, but there is no extra fee to have me travel to your home in Junction City for your lifestyle newborn photo session. Mama, you should be healing and snuggling your baby. Let me come to you! I special in natural light lifestyle […]

Junction City Newborn Photography

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn

newborn nuggles
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  Check out these newborn photo tips and enjoy highlights from this newborn gallery! Get ready for those ovaries to twitch and ache!Sweet William was absolutely perfect for his newborn session. Tips for your Newborn Photo Session The number one tip I can give you going into your newborn photography session is to RELAX. Your […]

Newborn Photo Tips

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn, Photography Tips

birth and newborn photographer
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One of my favorite parts of newborn sessions is being the first person to listen to a mom telling her birth story.Whether her experience was everything she’d dreamed or a traumatic one, it is an honor to be that initial audience to such a powerful story that will be told over and over. Tara’s maternity […]

Telling Her Birth Story | Little Leapling Photography

Birth, Lifestyle, Maternity, Newborn

newborn support in junction city
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Looking for some Mommy support?YOU ARE ENOUGH. I want you to remind yourself of that every second of every day after your sweet newborn arrives.Can’t breastfeed? YOU ARE ENOUGH.Dread that next feeding? YOU ARE ENOUGH.Can’t stand the sound of her crying? Desperately need a break? Long for the easier days? YOU ARE ENOUGH. Parenting is […]

Mommy Support | Manhattan, KS

Lifestyle, Newborn, Nursing

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If I had to choose one genre to focus on as a photographer, it would be these lifestyle newborn sessions. I can never seem to get enough of the sweet connections as the dust settles around the arrival of the newest addition.

Lifestyle Newborn Photographer | Manhattan, KS

Lifestyle, Newborn

in home newborn
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Newborns and their whole family are most comfortable in their home environment.

Newborn Photography at Home

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn

baby feet
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When I arrive at a newborn session, I never know what to expect,
but I assumed these triplets would be three times the uncertainty.


Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn