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Family & Children Session

Best Baby Foods for Stage 2 (9+ months)

There’s no doubt that your once all milk-fed baby will eventually start taking an interest in solid foods and you may be wondering what are the best baby foods for 9 months and older. In this post (the third in this series), we’re going to look at this stage (stage 2) and the best foods […]

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Family & Children Session

Best Baby Foods for Beginners (Stage 1: 6-9 Months)

Continuing with my baby foods series, in this post we’re going to look at the Best Baby Foods for Beginners. When I say “beginners,” I’m talking about the time frame between 6-9 months, also known as Stage 1. Typically, this becomes the “safe age” for introducing babies to soft solid foods. Check out the first […]

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Family & Children Session

All You Need to Know About Making Your Own Baby Food

If you are planning on venturing into making your own baby food, this post will help you learn all you need to know about doing just that. We’ll explore the most commonly asked questions, and by the end, you’ll be ready to start preparing and making your baby’s first foods. Be sure to save this […]

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Keeping Your Marriage Strong After Baby

After welcoming a new baby, it’s normal for your relationship with your spouse to take a back seat. But it’s important to try and devote time and effort to keep your marriage strong. Most people don’t give this much thought until the baby is here, emotions are high, and needs begin going unmet in other […]

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Maternity Session

Is a baby registry necessary?

When making a list of things to get your newborn, you may be tempted to add everything that comes to mind. In this post, I’m going to discuss the most used baby registry gifts so you can make sure they’re added to your list.  Is a baby registry necessary? There are a few reasons why […]

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Mother’s Day Guide: What Moms REALLY Want

I love mother’s day, and it’s the one day of the year that I do like to be spoiled…just a little bit! I thought it would be a neat idea to write a post to give you (and the one’s shopping for you) a Mother’s Day Guide: What Moms REALLY Want.  If you’re a mom […]

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Lifestyle Newborn Session

Lifestyle vs. Posed Newborn Sessions–What’s the Difference?

With so many photography styles out there, I wanted to talk about the difference between a lifestyle and posed newborn session. I specialize in lifestyle sessions, but I also understand that not everyone chooses them, primarily because they’re not sure what they are. Keep reading to learn the differences between the two and suggestions for […]

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Birth Story

What You Need to Know About C-Sections

There are many reasons why expecting mothers have c-sections but, sadly, many are not informed about the process until they are getting wheeled into the operating room. With April being Cesarean Awareness Month, I thought it was apropos to share what you need to know about c-sections so you can be aware of what’s involved […]

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