“Hi, I’m Sarah.
And I had my last insanely neurotic mom thought about 20 minutes ago.”
I’m pretty sure that when you become a parent you also get your membership card to Anxieties Anonymous. And since we’re having real talk (I’m also pretty sure that’s the rule as these types of meetings) I’ll go first:
I have the deeply rooted worry that I’m not going to save enough of my son as he is at every stage.
This life, this kid, I know in my heart of hearts he’s what everything is all about, and I worry that 20 years from now I’m going to be heart broken that I missed documenting a part of it. So, to medicate this worry, I document EVERYTHING. Random Tuesday breakfasts. Messy rooms. Bed head and mismatched outfits and dirty hands. All of it. I do this so much in fact, that it’s become an inside joke in my little family trio that
“mom’s getting the camera out AGAIN”.
And when I scroll through our camera rolls or look at the frames on our walls, amidst all the posed images of perfect smiles at the camera in coordinated outfits, are the snaps of ordinary days. The one where he was two and blurrily ran through the frame chasing the dog or was one and was making the silly expression we forgot was ever a phase. They’re the pictures that bring back an actual memory, and the feeling of those “ordinary day” images win out every time.
The truth is, even though social media doesn’t agree, I don’t want to get to the end of my days with a bunch of memories that look just like everyone else’s. I don’t want to stand in a random field smiling frozen at a camera just because it happens to be the “it” spot. I want to look back on moments and memories not fads and filters. I want to save how our life feels even more than how it looks. And I’d genuinely love nothing more than to do the same for you.
So how about we start celebrating the beauty in the chaos? Celebrating our littles exactly as they are right now. We want to save your real, loud, syrup in the hair at the breakfast table, mis-matched pajamas (if you’ve managed to get pants on them at all ; ) kids and the actual ways you live and love. We want to capture you in the place with the pencil marks on the wall that document how much they’ve grown, because the walls your everyday life unfolds within will never not be in style.
We’re on a mission to value real life over Reel life, connection over perfection, and we truly want nothing more than to capture your family as it is. These are the good old days friends, and we couldn’t be more excited to help you save them exactly as they are.
Love + Laughs,
P.S – If you’re ready to start saving a little more of the magic found in your every day chaos, send us an email and let’s chat!