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Personal Post – You’re Beautiful, Right Now.

I recently had the opportunity to submit a post to the popular website, Motherly. I sat down and began to write, and I was so inspired by the moms I encounter every single day who, like me, are doing their best to navigate the crazy road we call parenthood. If you’re like me, days pass, […]

October 24, 2017

Mother walk on beach with her daughter - Motherly

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Chicago Child Photographer | Sleep Training

My daughter is now almost six months old. I seriously can’t believe it. It’s unbelievable how fast it all goes the second time around. As fast as it has gone, we just finally started sleeping at night. Over the holidays, she was up literally every two hours. Part of it was the fact that she […]

January 24, 2017

A baby looking at her mobile in the crib

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Enjoy Him – Personal Post {Chicago Newborn Photographer}

It’s now been 6 weeks since our son, Campbell James Rudy, entered the world. He was born at 7 pounds, 3 ounces and well, just plain perfect. The first few nights at the hospital were a blur with nurses, doctors and family members coming in and out. Then it was time to go home, to […]

November 5, 2014

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A Personal Share {Chicago Family Photographer}

I’ve decided today to do a personal share. I won’t be sharing photos of a recent session or DIY ideas for your home. Instead, I came across this beautiful series of images that has me so moved that I wanted to share them with you.

March 11, 2014


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Happy Birthday Daddy!!

I thought I would write a little personal post today to share with all of you a piece of my heart – my wonderful Father! Today, my loving, charming, funny, outgoing, smart, caring Father turns 65. Yes, 65. This is a big one. I’m so incredibly proud of him as he is recovering from a […]

June 5, 2013


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