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Tiffany Chi Photography | Fine Art Natural Light Maternity, Baby, Birth, Newborn Photographer Orange County, California “I don’t want to grow up, mommy,” she whispered, breathlessly choking back the tears that came like torrential waves. I found her sitting on the stairs, back hunched, her entire little face buried in her shaking hands. Beside her […]

About Me, Motherhood, Parenting

September 13, 2021

Raising a Highly Sensitive Child

Natural Light In Home Lifestyle Newborn Photographer Photography
Tiffany Chi Photography

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We have entirely cut out the body from our process of being human. People rarely think about their bodies. And if they do, it’s usually for one of two reasons:One, they’re comparing it usually to some other piece of body somewhere in the world (to which it usually unfavorably stacks up) Or Two, they are […]

Motherhood

June 1, 2021

Honoring Our Bodies as Mothers

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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
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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

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The other day, Aimee choked back tears as she confessed to me, “Maman, you and papa spend so much time taking care of Ellias. You don’t take care of me anymore.” My heart split in two to see her in pain: to hear her doubt my love, but I knew that she needed my reassurance […]

About Me, Motherhood, Parenting

January 25, 2021

Mommy and Me

Mommy and Me Photography Session
Mother holding Newborn Baby Girl

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Natural Light Newborn Family Session orange county, california baby eleanor grace Newborn Photography | Tiffany Chi PhotographyOrange County, CA Today, I’ll be sharing a Newborn Session that is close to my heart, as it is of family. Little Eleanor Grace was born on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 6 lbs, 11 oz. and is pictured […]

Baby, Family, Newborn, Session Gallery

October 11, 2020

Newborn & Family Gallery | The Chen Family

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Oh friends… Today was a hard one. I try to keep my head above water but some days, like today, I just feel like I never breach the surface. Today, I am a stone sinking in an endless pool of leaky sippy cups and tears. We are on day one million (not an exaggeration) of […]

About Me, Motherhood, Parenting

October 7, 2020

Hey Mama, Real Talk …

Mommy and Me Baby Photoshoot on the Beach
Baby Rememberance Photoshoot | Tiffany Chi Photography

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October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. One in 4 Women will lose a baby during pregnancy, delivery, or infancy. One in 160 pregnancies will end in stillbirth. Pregnancy and infant loss has long been stigmatized and shrouded in shame. Yet, thousands of mothers and parents suffer silently, feeling forsaken and alone in their […]

Awareness, Motherhood, Parenting

October 6, 2020

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness