last night changed everything.

  i’ve tried, countless times, to explain what it is like to be a mom to my teenager daughters. i try to tell them what it feels like when they walk out the front door. i tell them they are taking a part of my heart with them when they walk out that door. nothing…

my two favorite photos were taken with my phone

my dog, Blue…thought he was a person. when i belted him in my *SAAB station wagon, he thought, “finally, she gets me” i was blessed with Blue for almost 10 years. he followed me from room to room. he was my shadow. my son called Blue, “my brother” because they were born a month apart….

talkin’ about my girl

i haven’t taken photos of my daughter in a long time. i had all my gear still up from another shoot & i asked her. “UUUuugghhhh, no mom, i’m so ugly” she said. “i know, i just want to document how ugly you are” i said. (she knows i’m being as ridicules as she is)…

a fun way of seeing your child grow…

The jump from 11 years old to 12 is astonishing. Puberty does a number on our children.  i would recommend to all parents…enjoy them (even when they are annoying us with babble about a video game or something)  before puberty makes them no longer yours. I mean, they would prefer hanging out with friends to…

A Bat Mitzvah speech for her. Or how we conquered Dragons.

I was asked by my Rabbi if I wished to say something wonderful about my daughter during her Bat Mitzvah.  For him to ask me…was a standard question. But for me, it was akin to asking me to fight dragons. Public speaking or fighting dragons is a toss up as far as which I would…