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!

Tips & Resources, Children

Little boy with fingers in his mouth smiling at the camera

March 21, 2024

Congratulations, you just found out you are pregnant!  What an exciting time for you!  As you revel in the joy of this new chapter in your life, you start thinking about how you want to prepare for this little one.  Baby registries, setting up a nursery, reading books about newborns and child rearing.  And scheduling […]

How early should I schedule my Newborn photography session?

Tips & Resources, Newborns

newborn holding father's fingers

March 14, 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!

Tips & Resources, Children

little boy sitting on the ground with his legs out stretched

March 9, 2024

We have all seen the adorable newborn pictures of scrunchie, sleepy babies.  I think it’s safe to say, that’s what we typically think of when we hear “newborn photos”.  And many times, that is exactly what happens.  However, sometimes, no matter how hard you try, your little one is AWAKE.  Like the kind of awake […]

What if my baby is awake for her newborn photos?

Newborns, Tips & Resources

Mom in white dress holding newborn baby

February 15, 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