Musings November 27, 2018 3 Ways Parents Raise Successful Entrepreneurial Children Living here in the Bay Area, it seems that everyone is an entrepreneur of some type: app developers, realtors, foodies, photographers and even micro-entrepreneurs like bartenders (read my post: How ba... Musings November 20, 2018 Creating Traditions That Are Un-Traditional This holiday season has me thinking a lot about tradition and how I want to celebrate the holidays with my own family. My childhood was filled with celebrating holidays untraditionally. From where we ... Family November 1, 2018 8 Month Old Baby Boy Always Smiling | San Francisco Family Photographer 8 month old baby boy always smiling - this one was at least. I'm not exaggerating, I even emailed this mama saying there were so few non-smiling photos of this cutie I included the ones I did take in ... Musings October 30, 2018 Why Parents Become More Nostalgic As They Age | Maternity and Newborn Photographer SF Ever reminisce about your child’s chubby legs, their toothless smile or baby giggles when he or she were a newborn/baby? I have. I am extremely nostalgic about my son in all his growth stages – and he... Musings October 23, 2018 Why You’re Sentimental About Where You Live and Raise Your Family | San Francisco Photographer The place where you start and raise your family is so sentimental. Think about it. When you meet someone new the second question you ask after learning his or her name is, “Where are you from?” This s... Musings October 16, 2018 How To Prepare For Your Foggy Or Hazy Day Shoot And Why It’ll Rock Hello! It's your friendly meteorologist again. Last week I talked about how to prepare for a windy day shoot and why wind makes for beautiful photos. So, I figured I better tackle our friend Karl the ... Musings October 9, 2018 Wind Blown Hair – Don’t Care | 3 Tips To Prepare For A Windy Day Shoot And Why Windy Days Make Beautiful Photos  Ladies, we need to talk about your wind blown hair. So here's the deal with wind. Expect it - especially for coastal and beach locations. Let it carry you away and set you free. We spend so much of ou... Musings October 2, 2018 Resting Bitch Face vs. Smiling Face | Photographer SF World Smile Day is in three days. To celebrate, I’m having a “faceoff” between Resting Bitch Face (RBF) and smiling. I’m diving into the research behind RBF – yes scientists say RBF is real – and smil... Musings September 25, 2018 Your Child’s Personality Is Good With Me: Shy, Sunny Or Spunky | How To Prepare Your Children For A Photoshoot Parents, let’s have real talk about your kids and why your child’s personality is good with me be it shy, sunny or spunky. Being a recovering perfectionist myself I know the feeling of wanting our kid... Family September 18, 2018 Photos Boost Children’s Self-Esteem | San Francisco Maternity and Newborn Photographer Do you know you can give your kids a self-esteem boost by simply printing and displaying your family photos? It’s as easy as print, hang and repeat. Having photos taken of your milestones be it matern...