Mother Culture – Thoughts from this Mama’s Heart

… in mother culture I am doing something that brings JOY into my life so that I can pour that joy and excitement back out onto my children, onto my husband and bring that spirit of HOPE back into my home.

Training to be a Doula

Yes, you heard that right. I’ve been going through some doula training and am so excited to be able to offer labor doula services as an add on to my birth photography packages! I’ve been photographing births for the last 8 years and really felt like I needed to get some extra training and education…

What Happened in 2020

The 2020 re-cap! This morning while I was going through my morning routine I was thinking about, “What happened in 2020?” A lot! Is the quick simple answer but if you know me, the quick simple answers aren’t usually enough for me. I like to save those for people I don’t know well, you know…

Online Intro to Photography

Now offering Intro to Photography – an online interactive class How many times have you picked up your camera and have felt disappointed with the outcome? It’s because that camera can’t read your mind, it doesn’t know the vision you have. My goal in teaching these classes is to help you be able to capture…

Why Hire a Birth Photographer?

I’m not here to convince you that you need to hire a birth photographer. I’m just here to reaffirm that feeling you’re having. That is why you’re here isn’t it? Maybe just out of curiosity or it could be because you want moments of your baby’s birth to be preserved. It could be, the feeling…

Motherhood Memories – La Mirada Motherhood Photographer

Last year I was asking mamas who were still nursing if they would like to be in front of my camera and have some memories documented of this time. Macrae is a fellow photographer and homeschooling mama of three precious boys. At the time she was still nursing two of her boys which I think…

Lessons from 2019

Made it to day 365 of 2019! My birthday is October 30th so ever since I was little I was always looking forward to my 30th birthday. I wasn’t wishing I was 30, but always knew I would get there… so when I turned 30 I wasn’t shocked and like, “oh my gosh! I can’t…