The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch: Brianna Turns 1!!!

I can not believe that this sweet little lady turned 1. Sweet Brianna I remember when your mama was patiently waiting for you. I feel so luck to have Brianna’s family in my family’s life. We have been friends for a long time.  I can’t wait to watch you grow and see you and your sister turn into twins because you both look so much alike!

Nichols Park: Valentine’s Day Minis!

2019 is going to be great year I just know it. And to kick off 2019 I held a morning of Valentine’s Day Minis and I had some of the cutest kiddos come out for it! I had 4 families participate and I think we had a lot of fun. For a few it was their first Valentine’s Day.

Fresh 48: Baby Bryson

I was so excited about this fresh 48 session.  I use to work with Mama Cassie back in my TV days so it was so good to hear from her and the exciting news that she was expecting her second child a baby boy.  She had talked about wanting to do something a little different this time and liked the idea of a fresh 48 session.

We planned the session around when her daughter would get to come see her baby brother for the first time.  As a mama of 2 I know that you never know how this meeting is going to go.  Avery wasn’t quite sure at first really it was mostly about wanting to see mommy which is completely understandable.  We were able to capture some touching moments though and as I have said before Fresh 48 is one of my favorite sessions.  There is something so special about the first 48 hours of a baby’s life.  Here are a few of my favorites of Baby Bryson (just barely 6 hours old) and his family!!!

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Newborn: Baby Walter

Let’s talk newborns I mean are they just not the sweetest little people around?  I am always super jealous of the ones with a ton of hair though I know what mama had to go through with the heartburn.

Let me introduce you to a little man who has the best head of hair!  His name is Walter and isn’t he just the cutest thing around?  All that hair and his parents are the sweetest.  Dallas works with my husband and back when my husband and I first moved to the valley we rented a house with Dallas boy was that a while ago.  Since then both have married and settled down and have now started families of their own.  Dallas’s sweet wife Robbin has become a friend of mine and so I was so beyond excited when she asked if I would come and take Walter’s Newborn pictures.  We had so much fun.  Thank you Dallas and Robbin and I can’t wait for more snuggle times with baby Walter.

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Fresh 48:| Baby Kase Just a few hours old

Oh my goodness look at this sweet little man.  I was so happy to be able to head to Banner Desert and capture this little man when he was just 1 day old.  There is just something about a new baby that makes my heart smile.  It was the perfect time when I arrived it was just mom, dad, and baby Kase so we were able to capture sometime with just mom and dad.  Then after a little bit Grandma brought up big brother Asher who as you would assume was already in love with his new little brother.  It was so fun to be able to include grandma in this session as well.

This time in a newborns life is the most precious time in a newborns life and I am so grateful for Jordyn and Drew for letting me come capture this special moment.  Here are just a few more from this extremely sweet session.

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Fresh 48: Why you want to do this session!

First off what is a Fresh 48 session you ask?  I get this question a lot.  With this session I come to you Hospital room, Birth Center, or Home with in the first 48 hours of birth.  This is usually done with in the first 12 hours and it is meant to capture the very newest moments in your life and your newborn’s life.  This can be used to help capture the moments when siblings, grandparents, and or Aunts and Uncles meet baby for the very first time.  It is meant to capture the first few hours of your newborn’s life without having your entire Labor and birth captured.

I am happy to announce that starting in August of 2018 I will start offering this service to all my clients.  Because of the fact that I would need to be on call for these type of sessions I will only be taking a limited few of these specific sessions.  I am so very excited about these sessions.  There is just something about the newborn smell and just the everything about those first 24 to 48 hours of a baby’s life that makes me walk away thinking about adding another.

Riley’s 4th of July Mini

Riley’s mom and I had been talking for a bit about whether I was going to do a 4th of July themed mini session and even though I decided against doing them I told her lets meet up and do some of Riley because lets face it that girl is such a cute and I was happy to have her in front of the camera.  Her brother Brody also came along and well we couldn’t miss out on getting him in front of the camera and luckily he was a very willing participant.  Thank you Ashley for bringing them over we had fun!!!