I’ve been all over southern Ontario this fall, but there’s one close-to-home location I just can’t stop coming back to: the Huron Natural Area in Kitchener. This is my most-requested outdoor location, especially in the fall! Read on to find out why…Read More
A highlight of each week for my son is Music Together, a music class for babies, kids, and the adults who love them. When centre director and teacher Jodie asked me to capture some images for her that would tell the story of what it’s like to be in a Music Together class, I was thrilled to help!Read More
There’s a hint of coolness in the air, and a few early leaves already starting to turn. Fall is coming! Along with pumpkin spice and sweater weather, autumn brings some amazing backdrops for capturing family fun.Read More
Do you ever have one of those moments or experiences with your family where you just step back and soak in how wonderful the moment is? You forget about any trouble that happened before, or worries you have about what’s ahead, and just savour the moment. There’s always so much to think about, so many distractions and worries. I’m really trying to be more present with my family and less in my head about all of it.Read More
“Come on, how about we get a picture with Mom and Dad in it?” I asked, standing on top of the playground climber with the two brothers.
“Yes!” shouted the older brother.
“Yeah, come on!” cheered the younger brother.
“Mom, Dad, come and take a picture with us,” called the older brother.
“A picture with us? Why?” joked the parents.
“Because,” replied the older brother, “you’re the most important people in our lives.”Read More
Over and over again. The light switch, the faucet, the stairs; standing, walking, climbing. kids practice and practice until they understand how something works, or succeed at something they want to do. It’s amazing and mundane all at once, isn’t it? Something that seems so everyday to us is endlessly fascinating to a kid.Read More
If your house is like our house, reading time is snuggle time! And when my kids see a new book, they can't wait to find out what it's about. If your kids are bookworms too, you'll know what I mean! And if they're not, it's never too late to encourage a love of reading and enjoying stories together. There's lots of research that shows that kids follow their parents' example, so pick up one of these stories that have us giggling, and share a laugh together!Read More
Hey everybody, it's me, the Toddler! I'm here with some practical advice for when you're stuck inside!Read More
When you book a family photo session, what are you looking for? What is your goal? What do you want to come away with?
You might think that the answer is obvious: you’re looking for photos, of course! But stay with me here.Read More
Spring is in the air! And after a long winter, it's such a welcome change, isn't it? If your kids are like mine, they want to be outside all the time, preferably in a mud puddle. There's so much family fun you can have in the spring. Here are 4 ideas to put on your spring bucket list, and don't forget to bring your camera along!Read More
Spring is here, even if there's still a chill in the air! Are you looking for a fun way to spend an early spring day together? How about a nature walk, and a family scavenger hunt for some signs of spring?Read More
There's nothing sweeter than capturing moments together filled with love. Nothing sweeter, except maybe the cookies that Nana and her granddaughter are baking! This Christmas baking session was a fun and yummy time all around!Read More
In our house, reading time is snuggle time! Both kids love to curl up and read, whether the story is new or familiar. I thought I would share five of our most well-worn Christmas books this year, in case you need a last-minute gift idea, or another excuse to curl up by the fire on Christmas Eve!Read More
Writing a letter to Santa is one of the sweetest holiday traditions! I've created a free fill-in-the-blanks printable letter, so you and your little one(s) can enjoy some holiday magic together.Read More