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Spiral of Lights

Have you guys heard about the Spiral of Lights tradition? We attended our second Winter Spiral last night at True’s Waldorf school. It’s so moving, so exquisitely beautiful, and something we can all do, even in our backyards. In a completely darkened room,...

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Your Joy is Our Joy

True, you are now seven years old. Things that I want to remember about this time: The seven days of giving you small little gifts that led up to the big day. This was our first year doing this and it was awesome. You LOVED the little trinkets we gave you each of the...

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True and the Magic of Kindness

The other day True had his first experience watching someone have a little bit of road rage. It was a scary incident involving an angry driver following he and John into a parking lot and speaking her frustration to John from her car. As any child would be, he came...

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This is us. The gift of being photographed as a family.

A couple of months ago we invited one of our favorite photographers (Jen of She Saw Things) to come over to our home and take some candid family shots of us. For about two hours, we went about doing our family thing while Jen took photos. You guys. I personally...

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Stay golden (new art) and True turns SIX!

https://cdn2.kellyraeroberts.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/30001054/September-Week-1-Timelapse-HD.mp4   I recently made a new painting for my True by Kelly Rae Roberts® collection. Above is the time-lapse of that painting being made – I love a good...

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Family Photo Shoot!

We recently had a family photo session with the lovely Jen Downer of She Saw Things.  I’m so grateful we had this opportunity, and I think she captured our togetherness beautifully. What a warm, generous heart she has, and I just love how she sees...

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Life with True

I stumbled on this photo today of when I was 7 mos pregnant with True and the beams of light connecting my heart to my belly give me chills and clarity all over again. Thank you Andrea for capturing this all those years ago. It delights the deepest part of my spirit,...

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how a conversation with True changed everything

I’m in the midst of a HUGE family photo project. It basically means going through every photo that is on my computer, starting way back to 2006, sorting them, editing many, and having them printed in albums. It’s one of those projects that has been on my...

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some thoughts on family, grace, and awakening

Something has definitely shifted the last week or so. After several weeks in the under belly of transition, moving, being overwhelmed, and generally in a rut, the veil seems to have lifted and grace and ease are my companions again. I’m learning the lesson of...

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