Posts by: amanda

What strange creatures nine year olds are. They say things like hacked when they really mean cheated, and claim fellow online gamers are using bots to get ahead. They yell and jump around when they are excited about something trivial, and they run away to slam doors for the most minimal slight or injustice....

Someone dressed herself ….. #claireisabear A photo posted by Amanda Troyer (@amandatroyerme) on Oct 28, 2015 at 5:37am PDT Hanging out with friends at the farm. #claireisabear A photo posted by Amanda Troyer (@amandatroyerme) on Oct 22, 2015 at 11:12am PDT Picking out which llama book to read....

I love getting to meet new families, especially when they are so fun and loving like the G. family. This session was kind of last minute, but the kids didn’t mind getting up early on a Saturday to take some pretty pictures in the woods. We walked the trail, and posed, and threw some rocks into the river.  The fall...

Gotta be waiting for the bus ten minutes early every day…. #claireisabear A photo posted by Amanda Troyer (@amandatroyerme) on Sep 28, 2015 at 5:30am PDT He doesn’t do full flights of stairs so he waits for his girl to come back down. #zukotheminidachshund A photo posted by Amanda Troyer (@amandatroyerme) on...

There is a definite push sometimes for doing all the things. All the sports, and all the classes, and every playdate. Most of the time it’s better to have somewhere to go, and something to do, rather than sit around and watch cartoons until our brains rot.  But sometimes it’s just too much and we have to take a little...

I’ve known baby Penelope’s mother since early grade school, and I was so excited to meet her new family for the first time. Baby Penelope did not want to go to sleep during the session but that didn’t stop us from getting adorable images. She was very expressive and her little eyebrows would go up and down whenever she...

So, my friend Rebecca is having her baby in a few weeks, and just a month or so after that, her sister will be having hers! How amazing is it that they get to share those experiences together? The only downside is Rachel and her husband are on the other side of the country. But lucky for me, my husband and I were...

So, I entered this story in a contest last year, and since it didn’t win I can go ahead and post it for you guys to read. 🙂