from gender reveals to doulas, newborns to cake smash, and everything in between. 

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Baby T. on a shelf with family heirlooms
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when families ask if they need to bring anything to their session, my answer is always no. I’ve got you covered! But also maybe yes…
How family heirlooms can take your newborn gallery to the next level!

Why Family Heirlooms Make a Newborn Session Unique

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Promoted to big sister
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Let’s talk about the mom guilt that comes from being pregnant with your second baby, and how to overcome it!

Mom Guilt- Second Baby Edition

Issues for Moms, Lifestyle, newborn

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Being pregnant in a Covid world- how do you celebrate the “little” things?

Gender Reveals in a Covid World

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Mellon Patch Photography’s Doula of the Month, Bethany Chavez

Central Valley Doula of the Month!

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Answering questions about doulas and why they are beneficial before, during, and after labor.

Central Valley Doula of the Month!

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Many times, my clients opt for their newborn session to be JUST their newborn, And there is nothing wrong with that! I think that there are many reasons for this, ranging from PPD to a new momma dealing with body image issues (trust me- I’ve been there and am STILL there), to finances and opting […]

Parents: Get IN the Pictures!

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Growing up, my momma always had a gallon size ziplock bag filled with rolls of film. Every so often we would take a few in to be developed. Maybe this is just the homeschool in me coming out (my husband likes to tease that I was sheltered), but it was always so exciting for me […]

Prints in a Digital World: Are Photo Albums Obsolete?

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…does it still make a mess? Yes. Most definitely, yes. I was so excited about little Miah’s Smash & Splash session! Rugged forest theme? Bow ties? Cake shaped like a tree stump? Uh, yes please. And this little man did not disappoint, although he for sure made me work for it! This is not the […]

If a Cake Gets Smashed in a Forest…

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The last week and a half have been really hard for me. The heat in the central valley has been high 90s, low 100s and even into the 1teens. Over 1.25 million acres of California have been on fire, and all that smoke pushes right into the valley and sits there. (NOT complaining about smoke, […]

Starbucks, Snapchat Filters, & Random Acts of Kindness

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