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Book Nerd

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  Everett has loved to “read” books since he could open one. I never thought he would catch the book nerd bug that his father and I share until later in life. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining, it’s…

Do you see what I see?

Evoking Memory is a photography project about motherhood, identity, perspective, and memory

A lot of people mention the bond between a mother and her child as remarkable. I guess I always knew it was true, but am only now starting to understand the depths of that connection. I’ve heard twins talk about…

Apprehension and bravery

Evoking Memory is a photography project about motherhood, perspective, identity, and memory

I took this photograph the first time Everett decided to jump off a small wall in our backyard. I love the look on his face. He’s both terrified and determined. A few seconds after this was captured he bravely stepped…

With his head held high

Evoking Memory is a photography project about motherhood, perspective, memory, and identity

Although he has only been walking for about 6 months, Everett has developed many styles to his swagger. His arms are involved in the whole ordeal quite a bit. Sometimes he looks like he’s churning butter as he’s chasing the…

You can’t be happy all of the time

Evoking Memory is a photography project about motherhood, identity, perspective, and memory

There are those days when you feel like this. You know what, that’s okay. As adults it is a bit of a taboo to role around in the grass screaming our heads off. But, for toddlers, it can sometimes feel…

The Swing Set

Evoking Memory is a photography project about motherhood, identity, and memory

————————– This photograph is part of a collection entitled, Evoking Memory. Feel free to read more about this project here. And, to see more images from this collection, go here.

Face to Face

Evoking Memory is a photography project about motherhood, identity, and memory

Everett can be shy at times. But, what’s so great about being his mom is that he’s completely open with me. Now, that openness comes with a side of mischievousness and screaming, but it also comes with vulnerability and closeness.…

Checking in with mom

A boy looks up at his mother while they read a book together. Photograph by Freckles Photography of Corvallis, Oregon

There are times when he wants to be off on his own reading ten books at a time, there are times when he wants to read to me, and there are times when he wants me to read to him.…

One of Wonderment

Evoking Memory is a photography project about motherhood, the everyday, identity, and memory

I envy toddlers. Almost every thing they experience and see is brand new. Their emotions and reactions are pure and instinctual, hardly clouded by culture and society. The smallest things bring them great joy. Sometimes Everett will stop and get…