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let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work, which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished. {mary oliver: "messenger"}

Tag: birth

{birth story} nathalie florence :: northern virginia birth photographer

On Wednesday morning, a beautiful baby girl entered the world. Her birth was exquisite, her mama a rockstar. She made it look easy, and we all know giving birth isn’t easy. I’m pleased to release their very own story site today: a showcase of their images from belly to birth (soon, baby photos will be added.) If […]

{birth story} kimbel aaron :: washington dc birth photographer

Quiet. Calm. Trusting. The flickering light of candles. Deep breaths. Support. Hurry up and wait. Hours and yet, Outside of time. Day passes into night, night into day. Discouragement. Prayer. Power. So much love. Swaying hips. Deep breaths. Tired. Overwhelm. Decision. Limits. A change: hospital. Help. Rest. Digging deep. Bringing baby out. It is over, yet just begun. Life. Joy. Peace. :: […]