Posts tagged faith
A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

I have had many dreams for our time in Kenya. Most notably the dream of documenting a birth while simultaneously witnessing my handsome doctor husband deliver the sweet babe. And, if you caught my Facebook posts in the last couple of days, you’d know that dream came true! (And this birth photographer was overwhelmed with joy!) But...

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When in Kenya... (do as the Kenyans do.)

This past week has been a week of firsts. First time to Amsterdam (during a long layover pancake jaunt into the city), first time in Africa, first Safari, first time speaking Swahili, first time driving for Rhys (our Safari driver let him try it out while sitting on his lap on the Savannah), first time lighting a gas stove with a match (I’ve been spoiled by electric starters), first time sleeping under a mosquito net, first time trying mandazi, chapati, Kenyan Chai, and Kenyan candy (enter nature’s version of chewy warheads)...

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The Home Birth Story of Rocket - Tulsa Birth Videography and Photography

Rocket’s birthday was one of those days that took my breath away in more ways than one. His mama labored beautifully surrounded by an incredible support team, he entered the world rather quickly and peacefully, with a strong little cry and tears of joy from his family, and then just as quickly as he came, everyone in the room began to realize that something had changed… and in a matter of minutes, little Rocket (and his healthcare team) was fighting for his life, while his family fought alongside him in prayer. 

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Love and Loss: #ihadamiscarriage

Five years ago, I was just a few weeks away from becoming pregnant with my first baby. We had stopped preventing a few months earlier, and were already referring to our sweet baby-to-be as “Baby Maybe.” It was a sweet season... though every time I saw a negative pregnancy test I was a little bit sad, but I did my best to trust God’s timing. Flash forward to a chilly day in September, and I excitedly woke up to take a home pregnancy test...

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