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Raising little ones is all consuming. We worry if we are doing enough… we worry if we are doing too much… We find ourselves concentrating so hard on our littles & wonder what is left of the person we were before their arrival. Mama, we all feel it. Let’s journey together, lift each other up & be a village for one another…



Every summer starts the same – feeling like there are endless days ahead to relax, soak in the sun and slowly create so many memories for my little ones to look back on… but if my years as a mom have taught me anything, it’s that each season seems to pass faster than the last… […]

I’ll be totally honest and say that I think one of the things I miss most not having a baby in the house right now is the excuse to buy swaddle blankets from Aden + Anais… Now, I know that while these blankets were the newest & latest when my first was born, they are […]

There is about nothing that tosses up the week for a mama like a sick little one. Everything, every.thing. has to be refigured from grocery shopping to school pick ups, not to mention out of the home commitments. It all just gets paused to care for your munchkin.  And then there is the debate of […]

For a while now, I have been struggling to figure out how my writing and the things I want to share “fit” into my photography business. How do I marry the two? Do they compete with each other? While people be annoyed by my doing both things? Will people think “why is this photographer trying […]

Top Three Travel Tips for Long Flights with Kids Four kids & 17 hours on a plane. That’s what braved this past March. And no, that was not the round trip flight total.  Yep, we took the whole family to Australia for 10 days over Spring Break. Totally one of those “bucket list” trips and […]

I don’t know about y’all but in my house, we are full on counting down until summer (19 school days left!)… and with summer around the corner it seems like the perfect time for a Friday Favorites about what I have found to be the best sunscreen for babies and kids… I wish I could […]