How to Take Adorable Monthly Baby Photos

Everything you need to know to take monthly baby pictures during your baby's first year.

Your baby changes the fastest in their first year, than any other time in their lives! It’s exciting watching them grow and develop.  It also goes by really fast.  Documenting their growth and development through monthly photos is a great way to capture all these changes! This is a fun way to document their changes and family members LOVE getting these each month.… Read More

How to Get Where You Want to Be: Creating a Vision Plan

Vision Board, Goals, New Year, Resolutions, Changing Habits

How do you get where you want to be?  I didn’t necessarily want to tell you my goals.  Don’t take it personal.  It’s not you, it’s me! 🙂 If I share, that means I have to answer to myself AND everyone else for areas where I fall short.  That’s part of the journey though. Trying new things and sharing when… Read More

4 Tips We Learned from Our Stressful Family Photo Shoot

4 Tips that are a must read before going to your next family photo shoot!

Halfway through our very first family photo shoot, Jordan looks at me and says, “Should we just call it? Let’s just put it down as a loss.”  I was right there with him and strongly considered it.  That is how badly our photo shoot went and how overwhelmed we were at the time. We learned some valuable lessons that can… Read More

How Others & Myself Judged my Decision to Stay Home

Stay at Home Mom, Judgement, Kids

I’m not going to lie, I was not feeling optimistic when I started writing down people’s reactions to quitting my job and staying home with my kids.  My expectation was that I would end up with a long list of negative statements and judgements.  I realized afterward that this was probably my own insecurities and hesitation around the change.  If… Read More

Why I Decided to Quit My Job & Stay Home With My Kids

Stay at Home Mom, Quit Job, Work at Home Mom, Reasons

In the end, it seems like it was decided for me.  Let me explain… I’ve seen many posts on how to afford being a stay at home mom, but in our situation it has been “How do you afford to still work?”.  I guess I’ve always wanted to do it all.  I wanted a family, but to also maintain my professional… Read More