My Baby Journal

Paxton 3 Month Shoot

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I’ve always heard that you never take as many photos of your second child as you do of your first…BUT I never wanted to believe it. I always secretly thought to myself, “That will never be me.” But, it’s undeniably true. It’s not that you love them any less or are any less in awe […]

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the tale of 2 births – our son & an idea

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Mark and I welcomed our second child into the world on March 8th, 2012 at 4 p.m. Paxton Gabriel Strong was born at home and came in a whopping 7 lbs, 14 oz. It was a completely harmonious and speedy delivery. While it seemed like the little guy was incredibly late, he only missed his […]

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piper jane…one year shoot

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The beach. It’s our happy place. Toes in the sand, breeze in our face, not a care in the world to bring us back to reality… There was just no other choice for Piper’s one year shoot. It was calling our name, calling her name. There is a freedom there. A feeling. Sand. My photographs […]

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piper jane turns ONE!!

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Birthdays were never a big deal in my family and consequently in Mark’s family either. I guess our families were never that into counting years – but we were always into celebrating people and eating cake. But, it didn’t have to be on any certain day. It could be done on any day or all […]

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piper jane…9 month photos

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Piper is definitely out of the “I’ll sit and let you photograph me for hours” stage. So, when you’re planning a shoot, make it a point to use the stage that they’re in to set the scene. I thought the park would be the perfect setting for her growing curiosity of movement, people and action. […]

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piper jane…6 month photos

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6 months is one of my absolute favorite ages to photograph. For one thing, your baby still thinks that your antics are slightly amusing, so the smiles come easy and are abundant. They are just starting to sit up, but they aren’t quite mobile (or at least not mobile enough to jet out of your […]

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