Baby’s First Photos

Tips from a Top Newborn Photographer in Cy-Fair

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Newborn-PhotographyAnne Geddes may have been the first to peddle the idea of a tot in a flower pot, but photographers like Tasha Schoen of Freckles Fotography find their own inspiration in every tiny newborn. For a Houston firefighter, she recently posed the family’s newest addition on dad’s helmet. “It was a difficult shot to get, but the parents loved that image,” she says. “I’m so honored by parents who trust me to photograph their precious children.” Continue reading “Baby’s First Photos”

Sharing Love and Ending Hate

Holocaust Survivor, Walter Kase, Shares His Inspirational
Story with Cy-Fair Students to Help Change Lives

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Walter-KaseDo not forget me. Do not forget my story. At the age of 81, this is a reasonable concern for Walter Kase, who is still robust after all he has seen and been through. Born in 1929, Kase survived the Holocaust, and now, shares his story with the community in hopes of promoting love and ending hate. Kase focuses on reaching out to children, giving more than 50 speeches every year in schools and colleges throughout Texas. “I just tell my story,” he says. “Children’s minds are still open; you can make an impression.” In Cy-Fair, the impact of his message can be readily seen among students, and Hamilton Middle School has even dedicated the Walter Kase Commons to him. Continue reading “Sharing Love and Ending Hate”

Draws on Imagination

Emmy Award Winning Cy-Fair Cartoonist Inspires Kids with 3-D Art Lessons

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Mark-KistlerWhat do ninja eggs, space hamsters, and mighty mini-marshmallows have in common? They are fantasy and any one is the beginning of a great adventure. As a professional cartoonist for three decades, Mark Kistler of Cy-Fair has shared his love of drawing through an energetic teaching style with more than 7,000 school assembly workshops worldwide. “With a powerful imagination and a pencil, anyone can spend the afternoon in the jungle or on the lunar surface,” he shares. Continue reading “Draws on Imagination”