Archive for March, 2010

Photographic Inspiration

I am beginning to plan out a new photoshoot with a some friends!  It’s been wayyyy too long, and I need to begin being more intentional about shooting on a regular basis for my portfolio.  Here are some images that I find inspiring from a few local photographers (Ericka McConnell, Stephanie Rausser, and Thayer Gowdy).  The date is set for March 28th and all parties are PUMPED.  Here are the beautiful photos by the lovely ladies mentioned above…

By Ericka McConnell:

By Stephanie Rausser:

By Thayer Gowdy:


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My crabby, sicky little Valentine! Not having it when I asked him to pose with a balloon at my/our favorite place...usually he'd be happy to oblige. But not today. 💌🎈☹ī¸ #wildercobalt #2yearsold Sometimes I can't believe that I get to have Wilder as my son. He is such a smart, sassy, FUNny, expressive little boy, even at such a young age. He's got his opinions and isn't afraid to tell them to you! Mom life is so so hard...but so so wonderful and worth it! 💛 #wildercobalt #2yearsold #iamfun
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(The sticker is such a good one from @shopbando!) We took Wilder to the Natural History Museum today to see all the dinosaurs! I took almost 0 photos, but he sure loved looking at everything! #wildercobalt One more, because this is *SO* his personality. Hair a mess, giggling, squirming all over......and that belly! 😍 Thankful x infinity to be this boy's momma. He makes life so fun and SO full of joy. #wildercobalt #2yearsold #wilderturns2 (PS: I did NOT make this cake! The kind and amazingly talented woman who watches Wilder during the did it for us!!! Such a blessing...a delicious blessing!) Today we had a party for my little man - animal style! (More posted in my IG story!) #wildercobalt #2yearsold Today I took my 2 YEAR OLD to @disneyland for his birthday! We had the best time ever, starting the day with some friends, and ending the day just the two of us. He met "Red" from Cars, Olaf, Mickey, Minnie & Donald Duck. We rode tons of rides, ate a special ice cream with Mickey-shaped confetti candies on it, saw a show with some of his faves in it, and laughed a whole lot. These first two years of life as this kid's mom has been insane and incredible. But if the awesomeness from these last 2 years is any indication, I'm pretty sure this next one will be even better. I've been a mom to this sweetheart for 2 years, and I couldn't be happier. #wildercobalt #2yearsold #disneyland 2 years ago almost to the minute, I felt my very first contractions. Not knowing that I was in labor, as it was 5 weeks before my due date, I didn't know what to expect, nor did I feel quite ready for what I was about to do. But with my wonderful husband by my side, and the best team of birthing professionals around me, I began the journey of labor and delivery, to bring my precious and perfect little Wilder into the world. Tonight as I rocked my big boy before bed, and listened to him tell me what songs I should sing, and that he was going to go to sleep with "no crying" (yeah right), I couldn't help but remember the first moments of this momma life that I now find myself in, and am so thankful for. It wasn't even marginally easy, but I wouldn't change a thing (for the most part). Happy almost birthday to my sweet Wilder, and happy almost birth-day to me! THANK YOU to my loved ones who helped it happen. ❤ī¸ 📷: @jadebrookbank I love this pretty little corner of Flowerboy. 🌷✨🌾 This morning Wilder and I went to @amagicforest for a little imagination play on this rainy day. He had the BEST time "cooking", being a gnome, and playing with the other kids there. We hadn't been there since he was a new walker, so this was such a different experience! This boy will be 2 in 5 days...unreal! (😭😍) #wildercobalt