The KGP Journal

As a mom, I am always searching for inspiration and guidance as I journey on my path of motherhood.  Although I am no expert at raising children, I love learning and sharing information with you in hopes that your journey may also find a smooth and joyful path!  This journal is just that- things that inspire me, such as beautiful pictures of your kiddos and women doing incredible things, as well as helpful guidance when it comes to photography as well as raising children here in the DFW metroplex!  I hope you enjoy these entries and thank you so much for stopping by!

The Journal


There is nothing like the grip of a two-year-old who does NOT want to leave mom’s side.  If you’ve ever been the one trying to pry fingers, one by one, off of a mother’s leg OR if you’ve been the leg the fingers are glued to- you know exactly what I’m talking about!  So often, […]

My #1 Trick for Photographing Shy Toddlers Who are Glued to Mom!

Children, Tips & Resources

Little boy with fingers in his mouth smiling at the camera

March 21, 2024

You’re thrilled about your child’s upcoming portrait session!  And soon, you’ll have new, updated photographs of your little one to cherish and enjoy.  However, as the date approaches, you begin to wonder how to prepare for this session.  What should you bring?  How do you explain this to your child?  What do YOU need to […]

How to prepare for your Dallas Photography Session: Kids Edition!

Children, Tips & Resources

little boy sitting on the ground with his legs out stretched

March 9, 2024

Oh this is truly the most magical time of the year! On November 4th, I held my annual Santa Sessions which is one of the highlights of my year!  It never gets old witnessing the excitement, the joy and the awe children experience when they meet Santa.  And this year was no different!  A far […]

The 2023 Santa Sessions- Pictures with Santa in Dallas, TX


Baby girl and Santa sitting on a bench

December 4, 2023

Ah, fall in Dallas! The cooler air (at least it’s in the 80’s and 90’s!!), Halloween is around the corner and the endless opportunities for family fun. Whether you have a baby in tow or a whole squad of elementary-aged adventurers, Dallas has something exciting in store for you this season. Let’s dive into the […]

Fun-Filled Fall Adventures: Top 5 Fun Fall Kids Activities in Dallas

Children, Tips & Resources

Little boy smiling big at the camera for fun fall kids activities in Dallas.

September 25, 2023

“Where did you get that?” and, “this is the SWEETEST little outfit I’ve ever seen….I need one too!” are some of the best compliments us moms can get when we dress our munchkins in a fantastic look or give a great gift at a baby shower!  Finding that one-in-a-million piece takes knowing where to look!  […]

Half Pint Children’s Boutique: A Favorite Dallas Baby Boutique!

Babies and Milestones, Children, Tips & Resources

photo of Half Pint Children's Boutique by favorite Dallas Baby Boutique

August 8, 2023