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One of the most inspiring things I’ve witnessed over the course of 2020 was watching people pivot and adapt during a global pandemic. Something I never actually thought would happen to us. I was naive enough to think this was only something that happened in dramatic post-apocalyptic movies and tv shows. But here we all […]

Overcoming Postpartum Anxiety & Depression with the Help of CBD

Tips for Parents

Urban Headshots of woman in teal top Portland Oregon

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Ever wonder what it would be like to have an extra support person with you at the hospital while you are giving birth? Someone who knows the system, knows your rights, and can help you understand all that medical jargon?  Well…. That’s what Doula care is all about!  I have a huge soft spot for […]

Woman Warrior – Marnellie Bishop

Women Warrior Series

Headshots of Birth & Postpartum Doula Marnellie Bishop

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I enjoy learning about new people working with or for new parents in our community. And I get super excited when I get to connect these people with folks in my network who will benefit from their services. Today I’m thrilled to introduce you to a new guest blogger sharing Five Tips for Staying Healthy […]

Five Tips for Staying Healthy Postpartum

Tips for Parents

Woman in apron standing in front of a wood panel wall

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Having a midwife as your pregnancy care provider is becoming more and more popular, especially here in Portland, Oregon. And with the spread of COVID-19, many people are opting to give birth at home or a birth center not wanting to risk the exposure of giving birth in a hospital setting.  I honestly didn’t know […]

Woman Warrior – Mirra Nerenberg, LDM, CPM, IBCLC

Women Warrior Series

Mirra Nerenberg, Portland Oregon Midwife sitting in a field of flowers

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Read ALL the baby books. ✔️ Schedule your maternity and newborn photos. ✔️ Build your registry so family & friends can  plan your baby shower(s). ✔️ Now, what about that nursery?  Today, I’m excited to introduce you to a local interior designer who’s got some fantastic tips for decorating your nursery. Jessica Reynaud is a Portland-based […]

5 Tips to Decorating Your Nursery

Creative Interiors

Neutral Baby Nursery

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I recently shared some tips for prepping your newborn for their photo session. But how do you prepare when there is also an older sibling involved? Today I’m sharing five tips for preparing older siblings for newborn photos.  Most people want to include the entire family during their newborn photography session. I’m all about it! […]

5 Tips for Preparing Older Siblings for Newborn Photos

Featured, Newborn

Preparing older sibling for newborn photo session

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As a portrait photographer in Portland, Oregon the question I get asked the most is: what location should we go to for our outdoor photography session?  While I’ve got a long list of outdoor photography locations that I’ve scouted over the years and absolutely love going to, the location of your portrait session is completely […]

Picking Your Outdoor Photography Location

Family

family photos at Nature park with blue wildflowers

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Maternity photo sessions are the perfect opportunity to memorialize this stage of life. And your little one is going to LOVE seeing these images one day. They’ll get to see how excited your family was for them to enter the picture (pun intended!).

Maternity Photo Sessions

Maternity

Five Pregnant Mamas in Pink Blush Dresses standing in a field of flowers during their maternity photography session in portland oregon

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There is something uniquely special and oh so beautiful about photographing motherhood. While I’m not a mother yet, I very much look forward to the day I can take on that title. As a maternity, newborn, and family photographer in Portland, Oregon I have the great honor of being invited into some of the most […]

The Joy of Photographing Motherhood

Motherhood Photography

Mom and child photos at portland photography studio

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One of my favorite things about gardening is watching it progress throughout the season. I spend time each morning checking in on everything and watering when needed. It’s a peaceful way to start my day, helping me clear my mind, bringing me joy in such a small but intimate and beautiful way. In my mind, […]

Watching our Garden come to Life

Garden, Personal

sunflower opening up in a backyard garden at a portland photographer's home