Maternity & Family Session Orange County, California Back in the beginning of June, I introduced 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 feel seen, valued, and loved. In the wake of this year’s protests against […]

Black Lives Matter, Compassion Sessions, Maternity, Session Gallery

September 6, 2020

Compassion Session Gallery | Lezlie Mitchell

Tiffany Chi Photography. Maternity Black and White Photo. Orange County, CA.


Important conversations are happening, and need to continue happening. Some, for the first time are waking up from a deep sleep to the reality of systematic racial division and oppression against the Black Community. I know that I have. I’ve taken a breath. I realize that I am lucky to still be breathing, because so […]

Awareness, Black Lives Matter

September 5, 2020

Continuing the Conversation


I believe I only began to understand the idea of sacrifice when I became a mother.  From the day that our flesh was combined, and I became their first home.  My heart grew larger, and beat faster to fill their veins.  Perhaps I do not understand and may never understand firsthand the terror of racist […]

Awareness, Black Lives Matter, Motherhood

June 12, 2020

Mothers for Black Lives Matter

Black and White Image of Girl being Held. Tiffany Chi Photography


The world as we know it, is on fire. And at its epicenter, are black bodies. Black mothers, black children, black fathers, black families, black futures, black lives. For far too long, black lives and lives of people of color have been sacrificed, buried in forgotten graves of oppression, violence, and trauma shoveled over them […]

Awareness, Black Lives Matter

June 1, 2020

Amplify Melanated Voices: Black Lives Matter