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How to Slow Down Time

Tomorrow I will have a 10 year old. TEN. Double digits, people. I woke up this morning with this crazy feeling that today is her last day of being 9. Tomorrow she will have been on this spinning,

Day in the Life | Family Documentary Storytelling

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things.” ~Maya Angelou This family documentary storytelling session, a “Day in the Life,” as I call it, was nothing short of

Lindsey & Jacques | Northern Colorado Engagement Photographer

You may remember these two from a recent Day in the Life session we did in their home. This time we ventured out to do their engagement photos at Carter Lake. It was an absolutely gorgeous evening

a thousand words | planes and pjs

Being a parent is hard. We all know it, we all have tough days, and we all realize (well, most of the time) that this is real life. Sometimes I need a reminder to slow down and enjoy today for what

a thousand words | documentary storytelling

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how and when this passion for documentary storytelling began. I have always loved photos – not necessarily photography, but photos for sure. Some of my favorite

a thousand words |day in the life: operation christmas child

a few weeks ago, my good friend posted a blog about giving back. i had been thinking about getting my ducks in a row so we could make shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child this year and her blog

a thousand words | caramel apples

fall is always bittersweet for me. i realize that may seem crazy because so many people love fall. i am fortunate enough to live in colorado – a gorgeous place that experiences every season to

a thousand words | best friends

when your very best friend’s kids and your kids are truly best friends too…

day in the life | the o family

this family is so very dear to me, so doing a day in the life with them was just wonderful. from waking up from naps to a leaf hunt and playing at the park, to snacks and playtime at home… it

day in the life | breakfast & the farmer’s market

day in the life photography is really the heart and soul of maren miller photography. every single time i get to do one of these sessions, my heart grows. it’s like i was the grinch and it

a thousand words: the first day of school

today was the first day of school for our crazies… emj started 4th grade and luke started kindergarten. luke was so excited that he was up and dressed before i even got out of bed! it’s

a thousand words: costco

i talk about loving to capture the everyday moments, the actual “day in the life” of the real everyday stuff. so, i brought my camera on a trip to Costco because this is something we do

a thousand words: camping

camping is probably our very favorite thing to do together as a family. everyone loves it and everyone gets super excited when we are planning the next trip. as a kid, we went camping all the time.

a thousand words: sick day bath time

being sick is the lamest… and sometimes a bath in mom and dad’s big tub helps you feel just a little bit better. i am happy to say that this was a few days ago and this guy is feeling

a thousand words

at the beginning of january we had the chance to escape for the weekend. we didn’t go far from home, really, but it was far enough away to unplug, relax, enjoy just being together, and marvel

a thousand words: a weekend

this past weekend i decided to challenge myself – the challenge was to keep my camera readily available and to capture our weekend. there was nothing special going on, no specific reason to