Pregnancy

Things to Consider when Getting Pregnant Over 40

April 25, 2021

Many women today are waiting on having children until they are well into their 30’s and some are even waiting until after they are 40. There are many advantages to waiting to start a family; parents are presumably more mature and better equipped to handle parenthood, parents are more financially secure and have had time [...]

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5 Things You Should Do Before Baby Arrives

April 23, 2021

Having a baby is a momentous occasion but when it happens, it’s all consuming and it literally takes over every part of your life. And trust me when I say, if you are a first time mom, it will be a little while before you will get back to an hour of time that’s all about [...]

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California Baby Products: Natural, Safe, and Delicious Smelling!

July 20, 2021

Here’s the thing about baby soaps and shampoos: they all smell the same. I grew up in the decade of Johnson & Johnson baby bath and No More Tears Detangler…….if I try really hard, I can still smell that stuff. Don’t get me wrong, I love the stuff, but after a while a girl just [...]

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Inappropriate Pregnancy Questions

August 28, 2020

Have you ever noticed that when people find out you are pregnant the questions they ask border on being inappropriate? I was at the dentist today (fun fun!) and the dental hygienist was talking to me about my baby-to-be, which was difficult to begin with because I had numerous tools and both his hands in [...]

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Pregnant While Chasing a Toddler: Reality Sets In

July 29, 2021

OMG! When thinking about the whole idea of having a second child, my husband and I forgot a number of crucial data points, which, unfortunately, have now reared their ugly heads. First, exhaustion. I mean, our toddler (20 months, now) is so precocious - she’s in to everything. It’s fun, at times, to catch her [...]

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Maternity photos: making your pregnant belly photograph beautifully

January 19, 2021

Pregnant women are undeniably adorable. I find that there is something about seeing a woman with a big belly that makes me feel happy. Although, having been one of those women once, pregnant woman don’t always feel quite so adorable. I photographed a beautiful woman the other day and, during the shoot I kept thinking [...]

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