Packing your hospital bag for your newborn’s arrival can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be.
I recommend starting early – sometime in your second trimester when you still have energy and can slowly set aside items that you won’t need until after baby’s arrival.
At the very latest, I recommend having your bag packed by 35 weeks to ensure that it’s ready to go in case of a surprise early arrival. After all, babies tend to arrive on their own timeline!
I know, first hand, how stressful it can be to have your newborn session in-home. You’ve just had a baby, you’re beyond exhausted, and your house feels like a tornado went off with breast pads and burp cloths and diapers scattered throughout every room. Getting yourself photo-worthy, along with your partner, baby, and any other […]
As a new mom, I know just how much time and care you’ve put into preparing your new baby’s nursery. Endless hours spent pouring over Etsy to find the perfect, hand-crafted mobile; innumerable evenings spent laying on the couch, rubbing your growing tummy and scrolling Pinterest; and many, many dollars spent bringing your vision to […]
My dearest Sophie Rose,
Right now, you are asleep on in my arms. Your favourite place to be. You’re having a hard time sleeping comfortably, as your tummy works hard to digest the milk, and seem happiest when you’re tucked into mommy’s chest. So here we sit. Nearly 5:30 in the morning […]
There’s something extra special about watching a family welcome their newest family member after spending some time getting to know the family. Watching baby Clara’s adoring parents and sweet big sister love on her was so special, and made me feel even more excited to watch my own little one become a big sister this […]
This Cold Lake family session was intended to take place only a few weeks after baby Cohen’s birth, but with Covid-19 hitting just as we were scheduled for our in-home session, we decided to postpone until it was safe to shoot outdoors and from a distance. This mama is a close friend of mine, and […]