mother and child self-portrait photo

Absent or present, there is no figure that holds center stage in our lives more than our mothers. Yet, many times moms are the last to get in front of the camera. They make appointments for their children to get photographed, yet they will show up in yoga pants and a messy bun and insist […]

The Importance of Being in Photos as a Mother

Profile image of pregnant belly against hand painted backdrop at San Francisco East Bay maternity studio

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! The next nine months are going to be filled with decisions about buying things you need and want to make sure you are prepared for baby. Before you go too crazy or get overwhelmed, let’s take a look at a few things that you might want for your pregnancy in the first […]

5 Surprising Things You Need for Your Pregnancy

There are so many things happening in the news today that we may feel we need to protect our children from.  So many things that we have no idea which news items will pass right over their heads and which will sink into their hearts and minds and alter the way they view the world […]

Where were you when…

Babies, babies, babies… Babies posed, babies candid, babies sleeping, babies awake.  Who doesn’t love a beautiful baby picture?   Most pregnant women spend a significant amount of time daydreaming about that precious bundle that will soon be coming into their lives.  Part of my daydream was the beautiful newborn photos I was going to take […]

DIY Newborn Photos