They are their own little masterpiece. The closer you look at their little folds and wrinkles, the more you will be amazed by the miracle. This little cutie was just a few days old at the time of his newborn photography session which is why you still see his legs tightly curled. Love it!
This is another common question I get because most moms wait to have their baby before booking a newborn session. But, just like you would book a wedding photographer way ahead of time, it is a good idea to book your newborn photographer while you are still pregnant. Now, there are many different styles of newborn photography and other photographers might not mind the age of the baby, so you would need to know your style preference and what best fits your family. Our style at The Crunchy Nest is simple and we try to stay away from the overuse of props because we prefer a more organic look; however,… Keep Reading
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at… Keep Reading
This morning Gavin, my youngest, woke up earlier than usual. At 5:45a.m. to be exact. We had been hearing him complaining from his crib for a while, but the real crying didn’t begin until 5:45 came around. The horrifying part is that my alarm clock is set to go off at 5:55a.m. He robbed me of ten whole minutes which are oh-so-precious to me. This got me thinking of how different all of my kids have been when it comes to sleep training. Trying to get Gavin to sleep through the night in his crib is not a faraway memory. In fact, he didn’t sleep on his own through the… Keep Reading
What is enchanting about birth photography is that not every birth story is like we imagine and although sometimes things don’t go as planned, they are magical nonetheless. Baby Bella was born via c-section after hours of labor. Grandma was beaming with joy. I consider myself lucky to have shared this day with them. I learned so much about life just from being there. This is one of the many reasons why I love birth photography. If you are an expecting mom, I encourage you to document your birth. And if you don’t have the means to hire a professional photographer, don’t let that stop you. Ask a friend or family member to… Keep Reading
If you are an artist within, you encounter an eternal struggle; a feeling of never being fully satisfied and an everlasting itch to always do better. I have a career where I use mostly the left side of my brain and according to my Edgar Cayce’s birth profile (please don’t ask why I own one), I work in the ideal field for me. I’m considered to be organized, to follow the rules, love the law and justice – and for the most part that is true. For as long as I can remember I have been just that. I have followed what has come easy to me and what is considered… Keep Reading