Category Archives: teenagers

reflect jesus to them

“i effing hate you. you mean nothing to me. you’re not my real mama. i want to tear up the adoption papersView full post »

the bookends & imagine dragons

savannah was 8 years old when caroline was born. not only does savannah exhibit true first born characteristics, i guessView full post »

be the heroine

i’ve never done sad very well. i can still remember our family room in nashville. dark wood paneling. tv on theView full post »

looking through a new lens

it’s 8pm here on NYE. i’m in my funky yoga pants, a rhinestone studded sweatshirt & my new jcrewView full post »

emi in the middle & a gift for your teenager

for all you young mamas, i will tell you, that toddler who is wearing you out and is learning to shout say sweetly &#View full post »

i wish i had an emily in my life when i was 17

august 23. 1996. i brought sweet emi home from the hospital late that afternoon. she was born the evening prior –View full post »

a lighthouse

buenos días! it’s so funny that after writing a greeting to you in spanish i just sit here, thoughts all spinningView full post »

who do you think you are?

sunday dan, madi & i went to passion city church. i realize it’s confusing and hard to follow but we are veryView full post »

the delicate dance

courtney’s blog is a continual source of encouragement. heck. courtney is a continual source of encouragement.View full post »

it’s a big day around here

i’ve mentioned before that this has been a mighty tough year for madison. not only is the junior yearView full post »

forever friends {casey & lauren}

casey & lauren are the closest of friends…and they’re  absolutely gorgeous aren’t they?!View full post »

my little women and a Hallelujah cover

i knew the first time i drove up to this gorgeous historic mansion that i wanted to photograph my own girls here. (View full post »

raising girls and nobody’s perfect

i had intended on saving the pictures from my favorite day at the beach much much earlier. like maybe during the moreView full post »

validation, identity and a pageant

          often times we look for, we long for, we need the acceptance “award&#View full post »

life as a 15 year old & being a mom

  i mentioned to ya’ll that the month of may was going to take me out  but we’re rolling along ok &View full post »