Category: Birthing

Heartbeats, baby – Bend, Oregon Mama & Photographer

I’m 35 weeks pregnant as of this weekend. The last eight months has flown by. I feel like I’m grasping onto each week to slow things down, but it’s not working. Each new week is faster than the last. New mamas, beware. I remember looking at what fruit size my baby was in the second […]


Little Baby Boys & Boy Moms and Dads – A Bend, OR Family Portrait Session

This little face make me giddy to have a boy. Never in a million years would I have thought I’d be an instant-mom of 2 kiddos within a year’s time. I never thought I’d be a boy mom for that matter. Did I emphasize “never” enough? #infertility #nohusband #keto #boymom. I’m going to have to […]


Empowerment: Jordyn & Aspen – Mama & Me Family Portrait Session in Bend, OR

Empowerment. Up until about 2010, we didn’t have a tried and true scientific or measurable definition of empowerment. So here’s what I came up with. “The process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights” (thanks, Google). Psychological empowerment has been described as a state of being: perceived […]