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I have not been able to stop crying. My heart is shredded. I realize that what I am about to share isn’t filtered, and probably won’t even be mindfully articulated. I’m just sharing what I feel. These women were somebody’s daughters, and perhaps mothers and sisters. Now, dead, because of a white man’s “bad day.” […]

About Me, Awareness, Stop Asian Hate

March 18, 2021

Stop Asian Hate

Tiffany Chi Photography
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Are you listening now? Do you see us now? My first reaction was rage, then sadness, then the impulse to say something, and then, do you know my next impulse was?  To not say anything. “Be quiet, Tiffany.  Be agreeable.  Likable.  Don’t rock the boat.  No one else is reacting, so maybe you shouldn’t. Don’t react.  […]

About Me, Awareness, Stop Asian Hate

March 18, 2021

Stop Asian Hate, II

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Natural Light Beach Baby Family Photography Orange County, California Baby, Toddler & Family Beach Sunset Photography | Tiffany Chi PhotographyOrange County, CA Around the holidays last year, I reintroduced my Compassion Session initiative on social media. The initiative was borne out of a desire to come alongside a fellow mother to celebrate her life, and her story: to help her […]

Baby, Compassion Sessions, Family, Session Gallery

March 17, 2021

Compassion Session Gallery | The Spann Family

Natural Light Family Photography | Tiffany Chi Photography
Natural Light Family Photography | Tiffany Chi Photography

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Last month was the end of a chapter for me and Ellias, and I didn’t know how to process or talk about it until now. My last day breastfeeding Ellias was at 23.5 months. This image was taken a couple of weeks prior to our last days of nursing and unearths so many emotions in […]

About Me, Motherhood

March 8, 2021

Exclusive Breastfeeding with Breast Hypoplasia

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Sometimes I catch myself being withholding of my love and praise for my children. I know it sounds kind of horrible. The truth is … it comes from a deeply ingrained and treacherous lie that if I offer too much love or praise that it will somehow inflate their egos to the point of making […]

About Me, Motherhood

March 8, 2021

How being an immigrant’s child affects my own parenting …

Natural Light Family Photography | Tiffany Chi Photography
Light and Airy Bathroom

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Four months, a million trips to the hardware store, prying toddler fingers off of paint rollers and out of open cabinets, and here we are: almost all unpacked with the exception of a few open boxes of frames, and making this space our home — one fresh coat of paint and thoughtful detail at time. […]

About Me

March 2, 2021

Top 3 DIY Lessons I’ve learned so far …

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Light and Airy Baby & Family Session orange county, california Light and Airy Dreamy Beach Photography | Tiffany Chi PhotographyNewport Beach, CA She nervously wiggled her sandy toes as her feet dangled above the icy waters. The sunlight poured itself around her, setting each curly strand of her hair ablaze, catching her gaze as she peeked […]

Compassion Sessions, Family, Session Gallery, Sneak Peek

March 2, 2021

Sunset Beach Family Session Sneak Peek | Spann Family

Natural Light Family Photography | Tiffany Chi Photography
Tiffany Chi Photography

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The room was dark, save for the slivers of light from the hallway peeking underneath the heavy curtain.  I heard mouse clicks and the clacking of keyboards in-between the hum of the air conditioner and the sound of my shaky breath.  But otherwise, just silence, and the reverberating of sound from the monitor.  A heartbeat.  […]

About Me, Motherhood, Parenting

February 28, 2021

The Healing of Mothering

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I have been battling a serious hair loss sitch the last couple of years. No one told me that after you have children you start to bald. Day after day the dark strands I’ve known all my life slowly transition to silver, and fall to the ground, much to my vacuum’s chagrin. The bags under […]

About Me, Motherhood, Parenting

February 7, 2021

What they don’t tell you …

Natural Light Family Photography | Tiffany Chi Photography
Natural Light Family Photography | Tiffany Chi Photography

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It never ceases to amaze me to think about how thoughtfully and purposefully we are created … In their first year, a baby gains an average of about 8 ounces each month and grows an average of about 1/2 inch each month. I tell myself all the time that I will never forget the way […]

Motherhood

February 7, 2021

Created with Purpose