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Manhattan, KS

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For always beautiful family pictures, I’ve found that the less popular wildflowers that pop up throughout the region are far better.

Sunflower Fields in Kansas | Little Leapling Photography

Family, Manhattan KS

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Beautiful prairie backdrop all year long! The Washington Marlatt Memorial Park is like a miniature Konza Prairie and still plenty big! There are several wonderful trails through fields of tallgrasses and beautiful views from up on Top of the World Drive. This has always been one of my favorite locations for family photos in Manhattan, […]

Marlatt Park in Manhattan, KS | Little Leapling

Manhattan KS

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Lifestyle Family Photographer Shares the best spots for pictures There’s no shortage of beautiful places to have your family pictures taken in the Manhattan, KS area, but it’s important to take factors such as safety, time of year, time of day, and background distractions into consideration. I certainly have my go to spots depending on […]

Best Locations for Pictures in Manhattan, KS

Family, Manhattan KS

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Great Photo Location Year Round My favorite parks for photo sessions around Manhattan, KS are the more rustic ones like Tuttle Creek Outlet Park and Wildcat Park. There are rarely many other people around and I don’t have to avoid cars, houses and wires in the backdrop. But, when we want some glorious colors in […]

CiCo Park in Manhattan, KS | Little Leapling

Family, Manhattan KS

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  The Sunflower fields at Britt’s Farm in Manhattan, KS were simply amazing this year. How perfectly Kansas! Pictures with this glorious Kansas state flower are in high demand each year when they bloom in August and September. If you miss out on these massive blooms, you can still get beautiful pictures with the many […]

Sunflower Mini Sessions!

Children, Family, Manhattan KS

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World Breastfeeding Week is not just about normalizing public breastfeeding. It’s about creating a community of support.

World Breastfeeding Week

Manhattan KS, Nursing

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May 5th is National Midwives Day! I’ve had the honor to work alongside and capture some truly amazing midwives and wanted to take a moment to highlight and celebrate what an asset they are to the birth community in the Manhattan area. Midwives are medically trained birth professionals who not only provide prenatal care and support […]

Manhattan Midwives

Birth, Manhattan KS

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Today was the La Leche League of Manhattan’s 13th Annual Celebration Walk For Breastfeeding and it was an amazing success! What a perfect day to be outside helping to raise awareness for breastfeeding!  I don’t think it could have been more beautiful today! Over 200 people came out to participate in the march and fun events. Everyone loved […]

The Little Apple Loves La Leche League!

Manhattan KS, Nursing