Welcome to True Mama! On this Mother's Day, I wanted to write a bit of a dedication of this work to my family.
For my first family: my parents have always cheered me on and showed me the meaning of unconditional love. For my sister who has always raised the bar. For my new little family: my husband and his source of humor and honesty; for my daughters, my muses, who have taught me how deep love can really be. You littles have humbled me, taught me the beauty of presence and patience, and have inspired me to pursue my dreams. Each day, it's important for me to show you what self-love and inner strength and confidence looks like. For my in-laws, I am forever grateful to be a part of your families, to get to know your histories, and be a part of your family's future. For the many friends in my life who are my extended family, I'm not sure how I got so lucky to find you all. Thank you for the belly laughs and understanding me.
I have you all to thank for my ability to trust so openly and love so freely. To walk into a family's home with my heart wide open. To be present and curious and inspired to capture a family's most intimate moments is a privilege I've been blessed with thanks to you.
Happy Mother's Day, my dear family. With utmost respect and gratitude -