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When you find out that you are pregnant, especially the first time, the list of things to do is overwhelming. I remember when I was pregnant with my oldest, I was worried about what to eat, or not eat rather, was I drinking enough water, and do I need all this stuff? It seemed like […]

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How is it September already! I love Fall, but it feels like this summer flew by! We spent as many weekends as we could at the lake with our kids, and I kept them home every Friday to squeeze in more time with them. No matter how much time I spend with them, it feels […]

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I attempt to make a Family Yearbook every year so that we can have our memories organized and viewable. The kids love looking through them, and it makes me feel less guilty about always telling people to print their images! I’m not perfect at it, but I have found a system that works for me, […]

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“We are not as photogenic as the other families you have photographed,” or “My kids will not sit for a family photo session.” It is common for me to hear excuses like this when I tell someone that I am a photographer. I honestly do not care where you have your photos taken, but I […]

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I’m sure you are well aware that it is Mini Session season! I get questions about the differences between minis and full Family Sessions all the time. So wrote a guide to help you decide which is right for you and your family: Mini VS. Family Session – What is the Difference? Here are the […]

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What is the best time of year to take family photos? If you find yourself reading this post looking for a profound answer, I’m going to warn you now: There is no right answer to this question. There are a variety of “best” times of year to take family photos, but only one may be […]

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Believe it or not, it is time to start thinking about 2020 Senior sessions! I am really excited about this year’s class and have some really fun ideas/locations for this year! In an attempt to help you choose the right photographer for your vision, I have put together a few things to think about before […]

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I get a lot of questions when a family is interested in booking a family session.  For the moms out there, including myself, it is a ton of work and pretty stressful.  I’m a researcher by nature, so I have spent tons of hours on how to do it!  With that in mind, I decided […]

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I love photographing newborns, but it can be a challenge and a little stressful for new moms. I know that when I had my first baby’s photos taken, I was so worried that I would fail, so I put together three steps to a relaxed newborn session! Book Your Session Early I cannot stress this […]

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If you have followed along for any amount of time I hope that I have made it clear how important I think photos of moms are.  We get lost in the shuffle of life.  As moms, we wear so many hats – some unexpected.  Family Documenter/Photographer is one of them.  That being said, I believe […]

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