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Tales of motherhood, business ownership, and family. 








Heading to the hospital to have your baby is an irreplaceable, exciting time! It’s honestly so special and sweet, but it can also be overwhelming to think of all the things you may want to bring. We asked our Insta followers to chime in with things they wish they had brought/ things that forgot when […]

Ask Paula, Newborn

May 24, 2022

Hospital Must-Haves: Tips from our Readers

I love hearing the names my clients choose for their precious little bundles! It is always so neat to hear the stories behind the names of these sweet little babies, and how they came about. This beautiful girl is named after mom’s grandparents, and mom shared, “Edith is my great-grandmother’s name on my dad’s, side, […]

Baby Plan, Newborn

July 14, 2021

Edith | Newborn Baby Girl Session in Fort Worth

I absolutely loved this little girl’s name, and it has such a special meaning! When they began thinking of baby names, they knew they wanted something that had to do with nature, and the name evoked memories from their family’s lake cottage in Michigan. I love that there is a piece of family history woven […]


March 10, 2021

Newborn Session | Baby Lakelyn

This precious girl was welcomed to her loving family, and I don’t think I could have found two more proud big sisters. When baby Laicey made her arrival, Claire and Amelia (age 9 and 7) couldn’t have been more excited to have another sister. They enjoy feeding her bottles, and reading to her at bedtime. […]


December 20, 2020

Laicey Pearl | Dallas-Fort Worth Texas Photographer

This adorable mama wanted to do more of a “lifestyle” newborn session. I loved that she wanted a soft, creamy look that felt super cozy. Did you know that I have a special bed setup, just for lifestyle sessions? It creates such a cohesive, pretty look, and everyone always feels right tat home! It is […]

Baby Plan, Children

December 4, 2020

Maeve Monroe | Fort Worth Texas Newborn Photos