Yesterday I started to read a book. Not a parenting book, not a book my kids picked out, not a photography book but an honest-to-Buddha-can’t-put-it-down book. In the midst of a massive to-do list that always seems to multiply exponentially by the amount of time I don’t have, I picked up a book. For me.
Navigating these murky waters is not for the faint of heart. Sometimes. Sometimes, I am the captain my kids need. The house is clean. Like actually clean. My kids are happy. They are full of laughter and love. The weekly menu is planned, the weekly calendar is filled out. Clothes are washed. We have time […]
WORDS AND IMAGES BY SANDRA STOKMANS, UTRECHT NETHERLANDS DOCUMENTARY FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER “I am at a loss for words” was Bernadette’s response. “Such gorgeous pictures of such intense precious moments”. I thought that was the most wonderful response on this emotion-filled documentary shoot. I was very moved by it. Not in the least because I knew Grandpa had received […]
Did you know that having photos of you and your children on display in your home can boost their self esteem? Yes, that’s right. By seeing pictures of themselves displayed on the wall within the context of their family and friends, it gives them a sense of belonging. They understand that they are not on […]