The Odland Family • Iowa Family Photographer

Do you remember when it was Christmastime last year (in Iowa) and we could go outside without a coat on? Me too… me too. Let’s just go back to that time ASAP :) I could also be the happiest person ever if we just kept Christmas lights up everywhere all year round, too. This family […]

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kristin’s truth • motherood

Did you know that almost 25% of pregnancies end in miscarriage? Twenty-five percent. I honestly had no idea that the number was that high and maybe that’s because not too many people talk about it. I don’t blame them, though. It’s traumatic and difficult and there’s almost a stigma surrounding anything other than a beautiful […]

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kirsten’s truth • motherhood

I first met Kirsten and her babies last spring time for their family session, and upon first impression, she looks like a momma with all of her ish together. Not that Kirsten doesn’t have her “ish” together, but I never would have thought she felt the way she does. And that’s kind of the point […]

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natalie’s truth • motherhood

    Before motherhood became a more prominent factor in my life, I’ll admit that I was embarrassingly ignorant to a lot of what it entails. I didn’t understand why fake pregnancy announcements were hurtful, I had *NO* idea how conceiving a child & carrying it to full term heatlhy was truly a freaking miracle (think […]

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