Hello, everyone! As I have said before, I am looking for a way to slow down a bit. I have been blessed with a large amount of clients. If I were a money driven person, I'd stack my days full of photo sessions and place my baby daughter into a daycare so that I could work with no interruptions. However, I was raised by two wonderful parents who taught me to live within my means and to put family first. Before I was ever ready to have a child, I knew I wanted to stay at home with my children. In order for me to do that, I want to make just enough income to pull my weight in our household but not take on so much that I am not being a full-time mommy. Not everyone has the option to stay at home with their kids. I am sure some people prefer to NOT stay home with their kids! Ha!! I chose a career that would allow it. I will have time to take on more appointments when my baby is in school. But for now, I want to revel in her early years. Daphne will be 9 months old soon and she has spent many a day crying for me while I try to finish up an edit on a photo. It is heartbreaking. She deserves to have her mommy's full attention. Many of you are such wonderful clients and I hate to let you down as I take a sabbatical. I feel it is important to state the obvious: I love my baby more than I love work. I will continue to take wedding photos and book weddings. I had to choose between family photos and weddings. Weddings are booked so far in advance and therefore a more steady income, so that is what I am focusing on. Daphne Renee is my boss now. :)
Thank you all for your understanding. Stay tuned for surprise mini-sessions in 2014.