Over 25 years ago now, my mom began homeschooling me in the early 90's. That was back in the day when most people didn't even know what homeschooling was or meant. Her intent was not merely to educate me and my brothers, but to teach us how to learn and how to love it.

Fast forward a few years to 2008, when my oldest daughter was beginning kindergarten. I enjoyed homeschooling so much, that I decided to have a second go at it and homeschool my children.

My mom's instruction to love learning was still ingrained in me, though. I could not merely be a teacher to my children. As any good teacher must, I kept learning myself.

So, as I was teaching my daughter her ABC's, I continued studying my own interests as well. 2008 also became the year I began studying photography.

In my free time (at the park or during "quiet time"), I would read library books on photography and practice what I learned on my cute "subjects", my kids.

Now, as my oldest daughter is getting ready to enter high school, I am happily running my own small photography business and encouraging my children to learn and pursue their passions. To see my more of my work, follow me on Instagram!

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The Hills Are Alive

The Hills Are Alive

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

I want her hair! It's beautiful and free and wild and abandoned and just, oh, so perfect!

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#2

A Good Listener

A Good Listener

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Jane Rose 1 year ago

what a good boy

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#3

Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil

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#4

The Lookout

The Lookout

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

omigod her feet are so teeny

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#5

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

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Hatsune Chiku 1 year ago

The thing on the floor kinda looks like a beckoning hand like, "come here!"

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#6

Dulcinea

Dulcinea

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Galeanthropy2017 1 year ago

She's stunning

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#7

Child's Play

Child's Play

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

that lighting though

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#8

Checking The Mail

Checking The Mail

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David Ross 1 year ago

Gorgeous picture.

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#9

Nighttime Prayers

Nighttime Prayers

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Mihaela Chira 1 year ago

even the dog is praying :)

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#10

Cleaning Up

Cleaning Up

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Missy Finley 1 year ago

LOL! That's what my youngest grandson looks like at the end of every day!!

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#11

The Apple

The Apple

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Poor unfortunate soul 1 year ago

Her eyes are stunning

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#12

Day's End

Day's End

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

Looks like a beautiful end to a fruitful day with that bouquet :)

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Amore

Amore

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Wyndmere 1 year ago

Can she see angels outside the window?

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#14

Winter Basket

Winter Basket

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Irit Juviler 1 year ago

so pretty....

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#15

The Afterbath

The Afterbath

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

Those ears! Adorable!

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#16

Connection

Connection

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Wyndmere 1 year ago

I love her natural Halo of curly blonde hair around her head.

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#17

Show Us The Way

Show Us The Way

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

This is good, the Teddy Bear is included on this adventure. Hail to the Teddy Bears that accompany their children like this. Ours flew to England from Canada to be with my oldest when she went away to school!

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Harmony

Harmony

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

a fiels with geese and angels

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#19

Amber Glow

Amber Glow

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Wyndmere 1 year ago

Amber Angel. --- Beautiful.

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#20

We Shall Not All Sleep

We Shall Not All Sleep

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Yvonne Horton 1 year ago

You have gorgeous kids, such pretty hair, so photogenically!

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#21

Dreamer

Dreamer

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jo_shortland 1 year ago

So sweet

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#22

Golden

Golden

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Wyndmere 1 year ago

...dreaming of building a secret Fort in the forest.

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#23

Dandelion Pickin'

Dandelion Pickin'

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

so...pure T^T

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#24

Spot Of Tea

Spot Of Tea

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Wyndmere 1 year ago

Sugar 'n spice....

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#25

Natural Princess

Natural Princess

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Wyndmere 1 year ago

The beauty of precious innocence.

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#26

One In Hand

One In Hand

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Yvonne Horton 1 year ago

Oh my goodness a living doll! Love your photos

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#27

Baby Doll

Baby Doll

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Wyndmere 1 year ago

2 babydolls

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