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If you’re looking for the best gifts to give your toddler this holiday season with an emphasis on less screen time and more exploration and the outdoors, you’ve come to the right place! Below I have compiled a list of some of my favorite toddler gifts in my Toddler Christmas Gift Guide!

Remember that it’s not all about toys! Children thrive on being outdoors and exploring! I highly recommend even doing a family trip in place of presents and planning it for the next year!

Air Travel Tips, Family Travel Tips, Roadtrips

November 16, 2022

Toddler Christmas Gift Guide

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When traveling with toddlers, entertainment is definitely important and should be at the top of your list when planning for your trip! Nothing is harder than having a tired, or over-tired toddler, with nothing to entertain them with. Enter stage left: my best toys for traveling with toddlers!

Below you’ll find a list of my daughter’s favorite toys for traveling! I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t from our travels with her and I hope this helps you feel prepared!

Air Travel Tips, Family Travel Tips, Roadtrips

November 11, 2022

Best Toys for Traveling with Toddlers

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Portland has some of the most beautiful locations to photograph families at! Even the parks are gorgeous and can easily make the perfect place for a lifestyle family session! There are so many options in Portland, let alone the surrounding areas! It’s just an insanely stunning area. On a brisk December day, in a beautiful […]

Families, Portrait Photography

December 10, 2021

Portland Lifestyle Family Session

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The Mays, one of my favorite families to photograph. Their connection is the sweetest to watch. The boys have the best smiles and are always on their a-game for photos which is any family photographer’s dream! They seriously are just the sweetest! Thank you, May Family, for the best session!

Families, Portrait Photography

December 9, 2021

The May Family

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On a brisk fall morning, I met Matt and Whitney (and their dog, Bandit!) at a local park to capture some sweet memories for them! It was truly a blast to work with them and they were such naturals! Seriously, a dream shoot for me! Thank you, Matt and Whitney, for having me take these […]

Couples, Portrait Photography

December 7, 2021

Portland Couples Christmas Inspired Session

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I am so thrilled to blog this Hillsboro, Oregon family session! When these dear friends asked to have me take their family photos, I couldn’t have been more excited! This family is just the sweetest and I’m honored to call them friends. We’ve known each other for years, actually it’s crazy to think that I’ve […]

Families, Portrait Photography

December 3, 2021

Hillsboro Oregon Family Session

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On this episode of Portland Oregon lifestyle family sessions we have the beautiful Christopher family! Aww! This little family was such a joy to capture! It’s so special to take photos for families that had their babies in the middle of a crazy quarantine/covid time because these are usually their first photos together as a […]

Families, Portrait Photography

December 2, 2021

Portland Oregon Lifestyle Family Session

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Mommy and me sessions are quickly becoming one of my very favorite types of sessions! There is something incredibly special about the love and connection that a mama and little one share, and it’s truly an honor to be able to capture that. This Portland mommy and me session was one of my favorite sessions […]

Families, Portrait Photography

September 27, 2021

Portland Mommy and Me Session

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