1ST FAMILY PHOTOSHOOT

Recently my friends from E+E Photography took photos of our little family. They just moved into a new studio and used us as models to test out shooting in their new space. As always, I LOVE how the photos turned out! We took them just in time for Acacia’s 3rd month and my 23rd birthday.…

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DESERT SOLACE

  Dustin watched Acacia for the day so I could go out with a couple of friends to trek around the desert and take photos. It was much needed since I hadn’t been hiking in probably 6 months or longer and have been feeling anxious from being cooped up in the house. Getting outside and away…

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6 WEEK POSTPARTUM UPDATE: WHY MATERNAL CARE IN AMERICA SUCKS

The United States is ranked 61st in Maternal Health and we have one of the highest infant mortality rates in the developed world. For being one of the wealthiest nations, this country is one of the only ones lacking in maternal care. Three weeks ago, I started hemorrhaging at home due to some retained placenta that…

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HELLO WORLD!

March 1st, 2017. 5:54 P.M. The exact time and date that my heart and soul grew infinitely bigger in order to accommodate a love so deep. I’d like to introduce the world to one of its newest, most precious little humans. My daughter – Acacia Everly. She was born bright eyed and healthy. I’m absolutely over…

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PREGNANCY UPDATE: THE 39TH WEEK

As I enter into what might be my last week (or days) of pregnancy, I can feel my body preparing for labor. A combination of tightening, cramping, and the uncomfortable sensation that I’m either going to pee my pants or that the baby is going to punch her way out of me. This pregnancy has…

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