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Life is multifaceted, juicy, and ever changing. What you can expect to find in this blog is a celebration of life & learning. Sometimes you might learn about code, and sometimes you might find ways to expand your child's creativity. It's like the grocery store, take what you need. 

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Pay Your Damn Interns

By Christina Taylor

Pay Your Damn Interns An opportunity for people to see their value, and businesses to pay them.  I’ve ruminated on this idea for the better part of a few years. Debating on whether or not I should even share this because it is a quite controversial subject. Then I see people everyday not valuing what…

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2018 Year End Review

By Christina Taylor

Christina Joan 2018 Year End Review HOLY TIGHT PANTS, BATMAN! A final 2018 Year End Review?! How is it that we are already in the FINAL days of 2018?! I don’t feel like I said this in 2017. Then again, I mindfully made 2017 slow. There was a lot of healing that needed to happen…

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Corn Mosaic

By Christina Taylor

Corn Mosaic Supplies: Corn Kernels Liquid Watercolor / Food Dye Vinegar Construction Paper Glue Small Tongs Extend the Play: If you are finding that your little one doesn’t want to sit still for your project; I recommend adding large shapes for them to fill. I am absolutely in LOVE with Rad & Happy Color Happy. It…

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Mother and newborn laying on her chest for the golden hour.

Gracelynn Birth Story

By Christina Taylor | January 28, 2016

This is the Gracelynn birth story. Alexia was the birth that I thought was going to be my second, but ended up being my first birth session. Let me just tell you right now, wrap your head around the fact that baby is boss. It’s absolutely true. Just when I think I have it figured…

Newborn baby on mother's chest for golden hour.

Malcom Birth Story

By Christina Taylor | January 14, 2016

This is the Malcom birth Story. I’m not sure if you have heard the phrase “Find your tribe”, but it means find someone who are connected to, someone you click with, and someone you love. This client was my second ever birth photography client, and upon our first consultation we just clicked. I had visited…

Maternity photo of father singing into a microphone into expectant mother's belly.

GiddyFin’s Birth Story

By Christina Taylor | January 8, 2016

This is my son’s GiddyFin’s birth story. I was 40w and 4d along. I happily waddled like a plump penguin in the Florida heat. That was really the most negative part, the Florida heat. Up until that point I was so incredibly thankful to be pregnant, that minor annoyances didn’t particularly bother me. Don’t worry,…