baby, parenting, personal

He’s only a baby for a short while.

There's a poem, or life lesson, or "inspirational" thingy floating around the internet about cherishing the moments with your children because you never know when it might be 'the last'. It's super depressing to read through and I'm pretty sure it's just designed to make hormonal mommas cry BUT it got me to thinking about my own moments that have ended.

aging, baby, babywearing, life, parenting, personal, photography

The Freelance Work-From-Home Mom

Finding balance, juggling a new life, trying to find my way; these are all ways I could describe what really is just 'trying to find what works'. I often tell people I am hodge-podging together an income but in reality it feels a little more like throwing spaghetti at the wall and waiting to see what sticks.

baby, Lifestyle, parenting, photography

BlueBonnets – It’s a Texas Thing!

Until I read an article about the tradition of bluebonnet pictures in Texas, I was not even remotely seeking out bluebonnets. But suddenly droves of families were posting across social media talking about the safest and 'best' place to take the family or pets for pictures; a field here, a pasture there, a side of… Continue reading BlueBonnets – It’s a Texas Thing!

art, baby, life, personal

Bruno’s Helmet

I've never been so worried about messing up a project as I was with this one. But guess what? It turned out okay! So honored to do this custom painting for my friend and her son Bruno. Big brother and Dad also got in on the design which makes this extra special. With just one night to… Continue reading Bruno’s Helmet

baby, babywearing, life, personal

​Rucksacks and Back Naps!

Rucksacks and back naps! As some of you know I've gotten hooked into an amazing local babywearing community since the middle of my pregnancy. Not only are these folks super supportive and fast becoming friends but I am learning so much about wrapping, carrying, and all the benefits that go with. Right now I'm focused on learning how to back carry. Today I tried a new finish and for the last two days simply having Trent on my back has equalled pretty decent naps. My kid, the sleepless wonder for the first three and a half to four months (night or day), is napping.