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Nudging students to make healthier choices: How the Kent School District is bringing behavioral economics principles to their lunchrooms

It turns out that encouraging students to make healthier choices in the lunchroom can be accomplished affordably and without a major overhaul of the cafeteria. Research shows that small changes like making the salad bar the highlight of the lunchroom, displaying fruit in attractive baskets, or placing healthy foods by the cash register can influence what students select to eat. 646 more words

Kids & Families


I haven’t seen this sweet friend for years.   What an awesome surprise when she asked if I’d take a few images of her family as they came together to celebrate her parents’ 40th wedding anniversary.   67 more words

Every Day

Sprinkles and Music to My Ears

Spent a sprinkly May Madison morning with this fun crew, then off to their off house for some shenanigans.   Puppy kisses, an amazing duet, lego building, and a sweet fedora.


Every Day

Maximus's Lake Forest, IL One Year Portrait Session

When Tom and Melissa, friends of my brother, inquired about a portrait session for Maximus, I almost couldn’t contain my excited giggles. Truth is, I’d been dying to photograph this cutie since I first saw a picture of him (but going up to someone and saying “I WANT TO SHOOT YOUR BABY” is frowned upon). 63 more words

Kids + Families

Summer Adventures Call

With summer just around the corner, it’s a good time to make plans to maximize the fun and learning for your kids. Good news — there’s still space available in most of our… 476 more words

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Sparklers, Golf and Bobble Heads

How much fun was it to shoot for one of my former college roomies and his gorgeous family?  . . . about like this . . .


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How a closer look at neighborhoods paints a different picture for our kids

Compared to other places in the country, King County is a great place to live. But with more than 2,100 square miles and 39 cities to its name, the region is hardly homogenous. 417 more words

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