Marlibox/Moms Who Lead with Love/Early Childhood Academy collab

This is a story of two brand new non-profits teaming up and launching their first fundraisers in order to provide some of DC’s youngest learners with inclusive sensory play while they shelter in the pandemic. You’ve already met Bianca (on the right and below) and her organization, MarliBox, from my last post. She began the…

MarliBox: A DC Non-Profit Story

Have you ever made play dough? I was that mom fully content to buy it at Target, I had no idea it was so much work. In the dead of February, DC’s coldest month, Bianca was wearing a tank top on our zoom call. She was literally done rolling up her sleeves, the work of…

They’re still kids

“They’re only little once.” I heard that a lot when Fiver was small, sometimes applied like a balm to a hard day of parenthood, sometimes as a push for a fun family trip or splurge. It’s a hard statement to argue with. Small is mostly what I get to know as a photographer: as the…

A the Art Director

Newborn sessions in the COVID era are brief but beautiful and so immensely worth doing. And it forces us to flow with toddler art direction, which is honestly better than what I had planned. “Do you you want to hold baby brother?” “No.” “Do you want to hold the cat?” “YES!” M’k, then let’s try…