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Halloween – Pushin’ Boundaries

Even though it is December I want to share this story. I have come a long way as a parent. Our eleven-year-old challenges us to learn, grow and improve nearly every day of her existence. Now, this particular story fills me with pride. Not only am I proud of our daughter, but also of myself… Continue reading Halloween – Pushin’ Boundaries

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Criminally Cute

The 8th Annual DeForest Public Safety Family Fun Night (quite a mouthful) was a fun learning experience for Taylor and a great mother-daughter night. The last few years we have missed this event due to dance and my illness. I am so glad we were able to make it this year. What a great event!… Continue reading Criminally Cute

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Frustrated, but learning…

I have been working this year on photographing people. My friends and family are kind enough to let me give it a whirl. I am not sure if this will ever be a profession, but I love giving them this gift. About a week ago I did my first maternity / family portrait session. We… Continue reading Frustrated, but learning…

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Freedom to Grow

Society is telling us to keep our children within arms length to protect them. Yet by doing this we are not allowing them to gain confidence and independence or learn how to problem solve. With the news focusing on every incident it appears that abductions are happening every time a child walks out their front door.