Category archives: Motherhood

Preparing for Julia Rose {bakersfield, california baby nursery photography}

Preparing for Julia Rose {bakersfield, california baby nursery photography}
If you know my sister, you know she's a planner.  To the max. When we found out she was pregnant, we also received the date for her baby shower... and the gender reveal... and... You get the drift. ;) But seriously, you can't blame her.  If you read my last post about her pregnancy story, you know she waited a long time for this moment. That's a very long time to pl[...]

Expecting Julia Rose {kern river, bakersfield, california maternity session}

Expecting Julia Rose {kern river, bakersfield, california maternity session}
"A grand adventure is about to begin." - Winnie the Pooh While planning my baby sister's maternity session, we knew we wanted to capture a session that was a little bit different, definitely romantic, and of course, sweet. We chose to venture to the infamous Kern River to capture this long-awaited session. My sister has been trying for quite some time now to beco[...]

Waiting for Mia {bakersfield, california maternity photography}

Waiting for Mia {bakersfield, california maternity photography}
Yesenia and Orlando are excitedly awaiting the arrival of their beautiful bundle of joy… due to arrive in just a few more weeks, they are bursting with love and affection! It was such a pleasure capturing these two glowing parents-to-be.  I love the excited and loving energy these two possess.  And I can't WAIT to meet little Mia Rose.  (Seriously… prettiest name e[...]

Welcome, Baby Benjamin! {bakersfield, california newborn photographer}

Welcome, Baby Benjamin! {bakersfield, california newborn photographer}
I absolutely love the Garza family!  Juan & Ally make the most gorgeous babies! ;) Meet Mr. Benjamin… the newest  lil' Garza in their clan. <3 When I first arrived, little Benjamin didn't want to sleep… he was ready to socialize.  I had to whip out my baby whispering skills to get him sleepy. ;) Big brother Matthew wanted to make sure I captured his sweet [...]

Beautiful Baby Bump {bakersfield, california maternity photography}

Beautiful Baby Bump {bakersfield, california maternity photography}
Isn't Genae just GLOWING with that beautiful mama glow?? Genae's mom used to read this famous book to her as a child and she plans to carry on the tradition with their little one as well.  <3 We had such a great time laughing and hanging out during their session… halfway through, 2 little kitties found us and then followed us for the rest of the session!  How [...]

Blessings {bakersfield, california maternity photography, in vitro success story}

Blessings {bakersfield, california maternity photography, in vitro success story}
As a mommy who has experienced fertility issues and miscarriages herself, I am very sympathetic and sensitive to my fellow mommy's that have tried & failed, carried & miscarried, and yet, through it all, maintained faith that HE is in control… and that because He knows all things, our faith and trust in Him are what give us the strength to keep on. I met Vale[...]

Expecting any minute {bakersfield, california maternity photography}

Expecting any minute {bakersfield, california maternity photography}
“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for..." ... literally. When Liane first contacted me for maternity photos, we were both under the impression that we had some time. Talk about timing though... the day after mommy's beautiful baby belly sess[...]