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Moms, You're doing better than you think // Encouragement

Moms, You're doing better than you think // Encouragement

Alright, fellow mama bear…. I see you and I want you to know that you are doing a great job! 

I know that you are so very thankful for the little blessings in your life, but I can also see how much pressure you are putting on yourself.  But, I’m here to tell you that you are doing a great job!.....

3 tips for relaxing more with kids in the house // Parenting

3 tips for relaxing more with kids in the house // Parenting

Let’s all be super honest here for a minute……

it’s not always relaxing having little ones in the house.  Of course little kiddos are a huge blessing, but not all blessings are easy…. or calm……. or quiet. 

Even the most relaxing of people can get more stressed with little humans running around and not listening.

So if you are a fellow Mama Bear and you are needing a little bit of advice or encouragement to get through the day…

Here are my top 3 tips to relax more with little ones in the home.............

5 tips for traveling with kids // Travel

5 tips for traveling with kids // Travel

Ahhh vacation, such a relaxing time to get away……. 

until you hear that famous questions coming from he back of the mid size SUV, “Are we there yet?!”

In all seriousness, vacations are wonderful, even with littles in tow.  

Here are my top 5 tips for traveling with kids. 

How do you know that you are ready for kids?

How do you know that you are ready for kids?

I get asked a good bit for advice about kids and starting a family…. and one of the most common questions I get is 

“How do you know that you are ready for kids?”

Here’s the thing…. no one is ever fully ready to have children. 

But there are a few things that I always tell people that they should consider when thinking about starting a family.......

What Photography has taught me about Parenting

The more that I learn about photography, the more I realize that this art really does imitate life. 

There are so many lessons I have learned through photography that has helped me to be a better parent.

It’s about not stressing over messes or imperfections.

Looking at the situation differently can totally change your perspective.

It’s not about being “perfect” and having the “picture perfect” life or moments….it’s about catching moments and capturing those memories.

Sometimes you have to let go of control because you can’t control everything (even though you want to).

But one of the most important things you can do is take time to see the beauty around you.  It will help you see what is truly beautiful about the moment and what means the most.