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December 8, 2018

I have been taking this sweet family's pictures for 3 or 4 years now and they never disappoint. I can always count on Grace to get everyone laughing, Emma to be efficient and Jackson to smile in every single frame. Winter pictures are not many peoples' go-to but with D...

May 21, 2018

Bringing a baby into the world is no small feat. You can quickly become overwhelmed with what your life now looks like, the changes you are going through physically and emotionally, and the advice from friends, family and even strangers. So instead I want to simply pra...

May 16, 2018

It is fun to watch a family grow. It is fun to see them transition from a couple without children to expecting their first child, then to see them bring that sweet baby into the world and discover what it looks like for them to be parents. Then to see them flourish as...

April 3, 2018

When you do a family session at the end of March in Ohio you will have one of two things; either beautiful spring weather with flowers beginning to bloom and warm temperatures or you will have winter holding on with all its might. Unfortunately this year we had the lat...

March 28, 2018

Did you know that the easter basket actually have pagan roots. During the spring equinox, a time when day and night are of equal length, farmers prayed to various gods for fertile fields. To celebrate the season,Middle Eastern cultures, Hebrews, Arabs, Assyrians, and B...

March 14, 2018

Ever since Teddy was a few weeks old he has been a machine when it comes to spitting up. And I mean machine, he spits up constantly. We read all the blogs that said to cut out dairy, to hold him upright for 30 minutes after eating, to elevate his bed, to shorten his fe...

March 5, 2018

It has been a crazy year at the Jekeli house. My husband Jon and I found out we were pregnant, went into early labor, were restricted to bed rest for several weeks, ended up delivering our baby about a month early, and ended up in the NICU for 10 days, but all that is...

September 26, 2016

“To love another human in all of her splendor and imperfect perfection , it is a magnificent task...tremendous and foolish and human.” ― Louise Erdrich

Georgieanna is one of the most loving children I have ever met. She had me holding her in between pictures and while h...

September 14, 2016

Biblically, waiting is not just something we have to do until we get what we want. Waiting is part of the process of becoming what God wants us to be. – John Ortberg

Ben and Lauren are about to become new parents; it will no longer only be the two of them. They are goin...

September 5, 2016

I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population. 
-Oliver Goldsmith

I love working with large families. I love seeing the personalities of each child,...

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