Moment Protector | Fairfield, CT Family Portraits

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I know why you are so sentimental. I feel the same way. My eyes well up with emotions just thinking about how treasured this time is with my family. It's sacred. It's beloved. It's cherished. And, I know fully well that it will be even more so in the future, because... ...there will come a time when they won't need you to zipper them up.

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...there will come a time when he trades his perfect little bowl (hair) cut for something trendy that the big kids have.

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...there will come a time when they won't ask you to cuddle on the couch and read them stories.

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...there will come a time when they won't rest easily on your shoulders, fit nice and cozy on your lap, or tuck perfectly below your chin where you can smell their shampoo and sticky fingers.

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...there will come a time when they won't snuggle up on your chest as you lay relaxing on the couch.

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...there will come a time when her softest bunny will no longer sooth her or dry her tears.

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...there will come a time when they will hide their silly faces and spunky personalities from the camera.

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...there will come a time when you look back and remember how fleeting these moments were.

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My hope for you is that as you look back on these photographs in five, fifteen or thirty years from now, you will remember just how exciting, dreamy and adventurous your life has been. [Tweet "I want your children to get a glimpse of their lives and see how much they were adored."]

I pray that each of you will look back on this time and realize that these really were (and are) the best of times, because "a happy family is but an earlier heaven". - George Bernard Shaw

Sarah Lehberger

Easton, CT

Sarah Lehberger is a photographer based on the shoreline of Connecticut, just 90 mins from New York City, in the small town of Easton. She specializes in photography that celebrates working Moms and their families. She is also a Co-Founder of She Will Thrive, providing business coaching, retreats and workshops to women entrepreneurs, creatives and small business owners.

Sarah's career started in the news and entertainment industry. A storyteller at heart, she began photographing weddings in 2003 while also working full time at Getty Images, NY in their editorial department. Sarah enjoyed the fast-paced and glamorous events she would collaborate on, yet deep down she was craving more purpose driven work. In 2005 she decided to leave the corporate world to launch her full time wedding business, which received numerous awards and features throughout the industry.

In 2013 Sarah rebranded her business so she could continue her mission to celebrate women, with a new focus on mothers. She feels strongly about empowering women and creatives to succeed, and has been a speaker at conferences such as ShootDotEdit's Unlimited Happiness Tour, Inspire Photo Retreats, as well as a past coach and mentor for Team X Academy.