Our girl | Fort Worth Lifestyle Photographer | Personal Post

Precious baby. Our sweet daughter.

It still seems surreal to say that out loud. We have a daughter! It’s been three months since we saw this beautiful face for the first time (8 days late, I might add). I was a huge bundle of emotions and swirling thoughts and my mind was filled with the unknowns before she got here, but once she was? Once I heard her cry and they laid her sweet, sticky body on my chest? I was able to breathe. I took it all in and studied her little face and didn’t worry about the things to come. The first few weeks were tough adjusting and we still have crazy days but I have to say, I have love LOVED having her finally here!! She has the most amazing dark blue eyes that are lightening up by the day. Tiny fingers and long feet. Dark wispy hair at the back of her head and soft fuzzies on top. The saddest cry and the happiest wide mouth smile that has affectionately earned her the moniker “birdie” from me. She is filling out and is working on an impressive double chin and cheeks (which you won’t see in these photos since these are from the first month.) It’s amazing how a teeny tiny someone you’ve never met can instantly fill every corner of your heart and fit perfectly into your family. She is obsessed with her daddy, and our sweet boy is paying more attention to her everyday (he loves giving her high-fives. 🙂 ) And when she locks eyes on either one of them, it’s a special kind of beautiful. Those smiles are magic I tell you! These are some of my favorites from 8 days old and then a few weeks later. Just our crazy family. All piled up on the bed. Just how I like them ❤

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Little Man | Fort Worth Family Photographer

Oooh, these three!! I was lucky enough to get to capture some of his first few days and I was just as excited to see them again for an outdoor session! It is amazing how fast they change in just a short amount of time! I had to add a few from his newborn session for comparison 🙂 This little guy was such a sweetie and it was great getting to watch his mom and dad love on him again. Thanks again, N Family!

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Three sisters | Fort Worth Newborn Photographer

This pretty mama and I went to the same high school so I was so happy that she contacted me for her baby’s newborn photos! I’m slightly biased to families of three girls (being the oldest of three girls myself) so I know without a doubt how much fun these three will have growing, learning, and laughing through life together. I had such a wonderful time with this family! I was greeted warmly when I arrived and I left their home with big hugs from the oldest two…they were the sweetest! And it’s pretty clear how much they all adore their littlest love. Thanks again for sharing your family with me, C family!!

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Wrapped | Fort Worth Newborn Photographer

After taking her maternity portraits and talking with this sweet mama for months, I was just beside myself with excitement to meet her precious daughter when she arrived!! This little one has the most incredible eyelashes and her parents completely wrapped around her tiny fingers…as it should be! This session was such a dream. Baby girl slept nearly the whole entire time which gave me lots of opportunity for those sweet, curly poses. She even gave us a few smiles! And baby smiles are on my all time favorite list…along with wrinkly toes of course. Congratulations again to this beautiful family of three!

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2015 Year End

It was crazy difficult to choose my favorites from 2015!! Here are just a few of the beautiful smiling faces, teeny tiny toes, and wispy haired toddlers I had the joy of working with this year. I feel so incredibly blessed to have this job…Snuggling babies? Running and jumping with families and kiddos?! It just doesn’t get any better than that!! Hope you all had a blessed and Happy New Year and you are entering 2016 with anticipation and JOY! It’s a whole new year, people!! Oh, the possibilities…

 

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Christmas in January | Mama Post

Christmas spirit is something we should keep with us all year, right?! That said, I just had to share these of my sweet boy! His Halloween pumpkin photos turned out so great, I knew I wanted to do a Christmas-themed shoot sometime in December. Well, the holidays got a little busy and long story short, I ended up finally getting to do this mini-shoot (and by “mini” I mean literally 15 minutes before we ran out of light and he was ready for bed) last week!  We went back to the same place we took photos last year, and I added the shots of hubby and I on the day we found our our little one was a little guy. I gave Owen his little blue stocking I made him and of course, he thought it was quite tasty(; In ten years, I know I won’t mind that these weren’t taken exactly at Christmas, but I will have these sweet shots of my baby (who is looking so much like a little boy!) with my favorite holiday’s theme.

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