“Baby, you’re a firework; come on, let your colors burst; make ‘em go oh, oh, oh; you’re gonna leave ‘em all in awe, awe, awe.”  - Katy Perry

 

F I R E W O R K S    S E S S I O N   |   e x p l a i n e d

 

People come in all shapes, sizes, with different strengths and abilities.  Those who have a child with unique needs know that along with frustrations and challenges, come triumphs and success.  We also know that although our children may not be typical in some ways, they are extraordinary in so many others.  

As a mother of both typical and non-typical children, I not only understand the nuances of a day in the life, but have lived through many of them.  We have good days and not so good days.  We work hard everyday to overcome the challenges and accentuate the strengths.  Like most parents, we were given the very special job of raising children who amaze us every day.  They make us laugh, cry, slow down, speed up, work harder, stay awake longer and rise earlier; live in the moment and dream bigger dreams.  

As a family, we don't strive for perfection; we strive for giving it our best.  We don't focus solely on the goal; we try to appreciate the journey.  We have learned as a family what it truly means to be accepting.  

Throughout the years, documenting my children's lives has been one of the most fulfilling, nurturing, healing and emotive things I have done.  Each and every time I look through the thousands of images I have captured I feel  joy; for the many things we have to be thankful for; for the successes and celebrations; for the unique qualities each child has.  Sometimes I feel  sadness too; for the years that have flown bye much quicker than I ever could have imagined.

All children, whether typical or not, should be captured just as they are in photographs, both individually and as part of their families throughout their entire lives.  It is in truth and acceptance that we can honor their uniqueness and celebrate their colors.  Let them be who they are and never dream of apologizing for what they're not. 

I would love the opportunity to work with you and your child so you can celebrate the uniqueness of your firework and create meaningful heirlooms you'll treasure forever.  Please contact me so I can explain how we can get started.

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