When getting photos taken people often think about the immediate future. What photo they want to fill that new frame with, put on their holiday card, or share on social media, but what are you leaving behind for your children to look back on in the years to come? Of course, a beautiful family portrait is so important (and we will capture that!), but so are the ordinary moments that make up a majority of our lives. I would argue that they are even more valuable than a perfectly posed portrait. They tell a story, trigger a memory, and capture the essence of who you are. During your family photography session, I will create a set of photos that you can look back on and say remember how he or she always did that? Remember that spot in the house we all loved to gather? Remember that place we loved to visit? Remember that activity we always did as a family? Remember the chaos? Remember the beauty? All of those memories your heart will long for down the road.