Sweet Little Vivien | NH Baby Photographer

Sweet little Vivien is three months old and cute as can be.  She is smiling and rolling over and loved to absolute pieces by her two beautiful moms.  Even their two pups love her.  And how can you not, with those big blue eyes and perfectly kissable baby cheeks!

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XO~Kate


Summer at the Lake | NH Children’s Photographer

I am smitten with this family.  I photographed their wedding at the Woodbound Inn a few years ago, a place where Amy has been vacationing since she was little.   They are keeping that tradition with their own boys and came up for a weekend to enjoy the lake and relax together.  They are such a loving family and it was a pleasure to photograph them.  After we got our “dry” shots they turned Owen loose in the water, clothes and all.  He couldn’t have been happier.  And how could you not?  With the beautiful lake and a view of Mount Monadnock in the background. It doesn’t get much better than that!

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XO~Kate


Family of Five

While in Chicago I had the chance to photograph my brother in law Andy, his wife Sarah, and their their adorable family.  Could these kids be any cuter?  I think not.  Cuinn is that delicious age of 9 months.  He has two teeth and the most contagious smile.  I was glad to get my baby fix with him! His fluffy little head reminded me so much of my babies at that age.  Sheamus is two and  just a couple weeks younger than Bea, although they couldn’t be any more different.  He is truly a boy in every way and it’s amazing to watch him play so intensely with trucks and trains and anything that has wheels.  Nell is four and was such a great friend to Atticus while we were there.  I never get tired of looking at her deep brown eyes.  Sigh.  She is so full of personality and has always seemed like an old soul to me.  I love watching her grow.

These kids are so lucky to have the parents that they do.  Andy and Sarah are doing an incredible job raising them.  They take them to so many places and let them experience so many things.  I am honored to call them all my family and wish we lived closer together.

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XO~Kate


Summer Memories

Every summer when I was growing up in New Hampshire my parents would load all of us up in their Suburban and make the trek to Maryland to visit my Dad’s family.  Now that I am a parent I honestly cannot imagine taking on an eight hour drive like that with 6 kids, no portable dvd players and I’m pretty sure we didn’t even have air conditioning.  It was always hot, and there was always standstill traffic on the interstate.  We were loaded to the gills with bikes, coolers, clothes and toys. But, once we arrived at my grandparent’s house, it felt like coming home, and we knew that it was officially summer.   Oblivious to the challenges that our parents faced, we spent two blissful weeks riding our bikes, playing with cousins, going for walks, visiting the family farm, attending the fourth of July picnic, eating ice cream and just plain being spoiled by our grandparents.

And so it goes with our family.  Doug’s parents and siblings are all located in the Chicago area and we try to visit every year to spend time with grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. We descend upon his parent’s house with our noise and chaos but they always make us feel at home and the visits are always so special.  I know that this is the highlight of our children’s summer and it warms my heart to watch them build special “grandparent” memories just like I had.

A couple of weeks ago we made our annual visit.  We spent our time riding bikes, visiting family and friends, going to a Cubs game at Wrigley Field, seeing the Brookfield Zoo, swimming, playing games, visiting Great America,  eating delicious food (Doug’s mom is a fantastic chef), and celebrating missed birthdays.  The kids took bubble baths, stayed up past bedtime, caught fireflies, and crashed in bed every night.   All in all, it was a very memorable week and nobody wanted to leave.  Thank you to our Midwest family for making our trip so special.   It is now officially summer and it is as enchanting as I ever remember.

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XO~Kate


Baby Isak | NH Newborn Photographer

Little Isak is just four weeks old and cute as a button!  I’m not sure his parents could love him any more and it’s easy to see why.  From his bright blue eyes to his perfect little toes, this guy is a heart breaker already!

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XO~Kate