The Journal

Tales of motherhood, business ownership, and family. 








“A daughter is one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give.” – Laurel Atherton When it came time to name their beautiful daughters, this mama and dad were very intentional and thoughtful. Mom shared, “Olivia means seeker of peace or peacemaker, and Sophia means wisdom. We chose their name after lots of […]

Baby Plan

February 20, 2023

Baby Olivia and Family | Dallas Fort Worth Photographer

There’s nothing quite like the innocence of a newborn baby, and capturing those precious moments in photographs is a priceless gift that will be cherished forever and for generations to come. Whenever I meet a new client, I always ask the parents about the rewarding and the challenging parts of their new journey…parenthood is filled […]

Baby Plan

February 16, 2023

Loki | Newborn Session in Dallas/Fort Worth

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

Each time I meet a new parent and their baby, I feel so blessed. I love working with these beautiful new babies, and I want every session to feel as celebratory and special as the babies they represent. That’s why I always offer my clients tips before their shoot…it helps everything run smoothly and keeps […]

Ask Paula, Children, Family, Newborn, Studio

September 13, 2022

Making Your Newborn Session Sucessful

“Expecting” is a fun word for a maternity session because you really are expecting a lot: joy, fun, excitement, and nervousness over being new parents. Even when this is not your first child, there are so many exciting unknowns about what’s to come. These sweet parents have already been mom and dad to their little […]

Baby Plan, Children, Family, Maternity

June 17, 2022

Maternity Session in Fort Worth Texas