The Journal

Tales of motherhood, business ownership, and family. 








Parenthood is a transformative journey, filled with joys, challenges, and unconditional love. For mom and dad (Hannah and Keegan), their lives were forever changed with the arrival of their two adorable children, Marshall and Margaret. Precious moments and experiences have defined their early days as a family of four. Marshall, the eldest of the siblings, […]


June 3, 2023

Margaret | Newborn Session Dallas Fort Worth Texas

The love of big brothers for a sister is something special…they somehow know it’s their new job to protect and love this new tiny person, and it gets me in the feels every time! This darling little girl will always have her two big brothers to have her back, and I know their parents will […]

Family, Newborn

January 8, 2023

Houx Newborn Session

Lifestyle Newborn Session in Dallas/Fort Worth “Babies are like little suns that, in a magical way, bring warmth, happiness, and light into our lives.” – K. Diapari-Oengider The arrival of a newborn baby marks a new chapter in life, full of plenty of joy and love. It’s a time marked with tender moments and lots […]

Baby Plan, Children

April 9, 2024

Newborn Session in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas

Adjusting to life with a newborn is both amazing and tough! When your little bundle of joy arrives, it’s an incredible feeling, but it also means a lot of changes and challenges. From sleepless nights to figuring out how to calm a crying baby, it can all feel pretty overwhelming at times. However, there are […]

Baby Plan

March 27, 2024

Adjusting to Newborn Life

As a family photographer based in the vibrant Dallas-Fort Worth area, I’ve had the privilege of working with many incredible moms who are navigating the delicate balance between their careers and family life, all while cherishing the precious moments with their young children. Balancing work and life can feel like a juggling act, especially for […]

Children, Family, Tips for Parents

March 24, 2024

Tips for Moms Balancing Work and Home

If you’ve browsed Tik Tok or Instagram for any length of time lately, you’ve probably seen the organization videos all about de-cluttering. You may also be wondering how on earth to achieve that with little ones at home. After all, the sheer amount of preschool artwork, baby toys and gear, or outgrown hand-me-downs may be […]

Ask Paula, Children

March 17, 2024

Tips for Moms for Keeping Your Home Clutter-Free

We have all had a moment we aren’t proud of as parents, but nothing bring it out more than pressure! Family photos can be a stressful experience, but they don’t have to be. It’s my goal to change that for my clients, and the message is resounding: family photos can be positive AND fun, even […]


March 15, 2024

Making Family Photos Positive for Kids