When Pants No Longer Fit

 Today, let’s choose to be thrilled with our bodies. I am deciding to be grateful for splendidly functioning shoulders and less-than-perfect-but-not-terrible knees.  And, while my body displays marks of motherhood, I would give my body tenfold for these children if required. Merely by existing, your body performs countless processes beyond our comprehension. . . Forget about old pants and scale numbers. Be healthy, walk around, and find peace with your body – despite imperfections.

 

 

 

 

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Mom, Take Care of Yourself

Once upon I time, in a far away land called St. Paul, lived a girl.  The girl took care of herself, as all good girls do.  She purchased raspberries and ate the whole carton by herself, she cooked entire meals (including vegetables!) despite the fact she would be the only person partaking in them, she went for runs just to feel good, she took vitamins, she slept a normal amount each night, and she even participated in things which delighted her.

And, while I enjoy photographing my own children, I love getting away to shoot lifestyle sessions around Minnesota or hunker down in my office to write.  My husband, children, and I live our beautifully messy lives outside the Twin Cities and I wouldn’t trade it.   Contact me if you are looking for a Documentary or Lifestyle photographer for your family, senior, or newborn. 

Danielle Geri Long - DanielleGeriPhotography@Gmail.com (763)670-7657

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4 Things to Write in a Wedding Card

I routinely crumble under this pressure.  My cards typically say, “We are so happy for you! Best wishes! We would love to have you over for dinner sometime! We love you!” Occasionally, I tone down the exclamation points, but generally not. I over compensate for my lack poetic advice with intense emotion about dinner.

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When You're No Longer Fruitful

Let’s consider what would happen if your apple tree attempted to produce fruit throughout the year.   Just imagine what would happen if your lovely tree thought to itself , “This winter, people will really need me.  This year, I don’t need to take care of myself.  It would just be selfish to move from vibrant and producing to dormant when the individuals around me are so hungry for my fruit.  They have so much going on their lives, so now isn’t the time to stop providing for their needs. Plus, they could get mad. And I would never want to disappoint anyone.”

Buffalo, Minnesota Lifestyle & Documentary Family Photography

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How to Take Care of Your Family

Once upon I time, in a far away land called St. Paul, lived a girl.  The girl took care of herself, as all good girls do.  She purchased raspberries and ate the whole carton by herself, she cooked entire meals (including vegetables!) despite the fact she would be the only person partaking in them, she went for runs just to feel good, she took vitamins, she slept a normal amount each night, and she even participated in things which delighted her.

Danielle Geri Photography 763-670-7657 Minnesota Family Lifestyle Photography

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Finding Balance in a Planning World

Don’t get me wrong, I love a good calendar as much as the next girl/business-owner/photographer.  In college, syllabus day was basically my favorite.  An entire evening of pens and highlighters mapping out my next few months and new lists ready to be marked off was my perfect evening.  Throw a little Pride and Prejudice in the background and I was one happy student.  (And, obviously, a quite popular one.)

Contact Danielle Geri Photography at 763-670-7657 for more information how to tell your family's unique story using photography. As a premier Lifestyle and In-Home Photographer in Minnesota and based outside Buffalo, MN, Danielle Geri Photography picture-takes all over perfect state of Minnesota.  Specializing in In-Home Lifestyle photography and providing Newborn, Maternity, Child, Family, Senior, and Wedding photography to the Twin Cities, Central MN, Minnesota’s Metro and West Metro. Areas served include, but are not limited to, Buffalo, Maple Lake, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Monticello, Woodbury, Andover, Plymouth, Edina, Otsego, and Wayzata, MN.

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We are Discontent [Minnesota Lifestyle Photography]

Dreams-fufilled become burdens; exactly what we thought we wanted, begins to grate our nerves.

Contact Danielle Geri Photography at 763-670-7657 for more information. 

As a Lifestyle and Portrait Photographer in Minnesota and based in Buffalo, MN, Danielle Geri Photography picture-takes all over perfect state of Minnesota.  Specializing in Lifestyle photography and providing Newborn, Maternity, Child, Family, Senior, and Event, and Wedding photography to Central MN, Minnesota’s Metro and West Metro. Areas served include, but are not limited to, Buffalo, Maple Lake, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Monticello, Dassel-Cokato, Andover, Plymouth, Big Lake, Otsego, and Wilmar, MN.

 

 

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