I was delighted when Stephanie wrote to me to say she wanted to try an in-home family documentary session. And she had the perfect reason: they are building a new house, and wanted to commemorate their time in this one before they had to leave it. I totally got it. I look around my house and just ache when I think of leaving here. Our homes are more than our homes, aren’t they? They hold the bones of our very memories. I still feel connected to every little apartment I’ve lived in and every regular vacation spot we’ve grown to love. (Ok, if I’m being honest, I even get a little sad when I have to say goodbye to a weekend hotel room. I might be overly sentimental about this stuff.)
So, here are the Vippermans, featuring Kendra and little Kipton, at home, on what would be one of their final weekends there. A little girl in a fairy costume, a little boy in PJs, and a happy mom and dad. Pancakes, puzzles, painting, and an extremely patient dog. Toddler giggles and a little girl who gets “so hungry sometimes,” but loves her parents above all else. Just a regular day at home.
I hope you enjoy this little peek inside their world as much as I enjoyed documenting it.