As a NH Children's Photographer and mom of 3, I know just how much STUFF kids come with. With the temperature warming up and school coming to an end next month, the amount of stuff that will be laying around my yard is amazing. This past weekend, we spent a TON of time cleaning out the garage and basement and organizing all of the stuff. My new favorite Mommy Must-Haves are great for the whole family and they will save you so much space.Read More
As a Family Photographer in New Hampshire, the winters are long and cold so I long for a nice warm getaway. As I am preparing to go on a short getaway with my BFF to Punta Cana in a few days, I thought that I would share some of my favorite travel destinations. Whether is is a trip with your husband, your best friend or with the whole family, it is important for moms (and dads) to get a break from the everyday hustle and bustle. This could be my most favorite blog yet! I LOVE to travel so I have been to a lot of places but these are my favorites and all for different reasons.Read More
Being active with my kids and doing activities that they love is something that I love! Over the years, I have found some great ways to get out in nature and stay active with these 3 monkeys. I wanted to share some things that are on my "Mommy Must-Haves" for getting outside and staying active.Read More
The first few days at home with a newborn can be a whirlwind. You are sleep deprived and busy learning all about this new little person that you have just brought home from the hospital. AND if you already have children at home, you are learning to juggle the needs of multiple children.
As a nursing mom, this can be a difficult transition due the demands of a hungry baby. But, it can be done and if you are prepared, it is a wonderful thing. I know, I know...it is a natural thing and "everyone" does it. Yeah, well the reality is that it does not come easy to "everyone" AND every baby and mother is different. All 3 of mine were completely different when it came to breastfeeding and by #3 I had it down. Whether you are a new mom or have done this before, I hope that these Nursing Mom Must-Haves/Tips are helpful to you during your breastfeeding journey.Read More
It wasn't until I had my 3rd baby that I got most of the items on the list below but believe me when I tell you - they made my life SO much easier. When Charlianne came into the world 2 years ago, my big boys were already 5 and 3 so needless to say I had my hands full. I was looking for things to have for this new baby to help keep her busy while I tended to her older brothers AND to help when we were running errands or attending her brother's many baseball games.Read More
I am often asked my maternity and birth clients what they should bring to the hospital. Each labor and delivery is different but I have put together a list of my "must-haves" for the hospital.Read More