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Motherhood – My Journey

My journey of growing a baby and being a new mum.

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Throwback Thursday Pregnancy Bump

I don’t always remember to do these throwbacks, but it’s nice sometimes to reflect isn’t it? So I’m jumping on the throwback Thursday bandwagon and sharing some images from the past…

In this digital age, where we all take photos on our phones and upload them to Facebook, we don’t always look back do we? We don’t have photo-albums to pull off the shelf and flick through, in the way we used to (well I actually have made a point of printing photos of our little girl now and making proper real albums out of them!) and holding a real photo, something tangible, seems quite rare.

So throwback Thursday is a nice reminder to actually sift through all those photos on your computer and pull out some of your faves. So that’s what I’m doing today…Continue reading

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Maternity Photoshoot in the Woods

So with my little girl turning one this week, I’ve been totes emosh (!) and reminiscing a lot about the whole experience of motherhood so far.

It’s staggering to think that it’s over a year ago now that I was pregnant, carrying her inside me and that she’s been around longer now than I carried her around for. Mind-blowing.

I’m so glad that when I was pregnant, I took the opportunity to have a maternity photoshoot and to document the whole process as much as possible. I think it’s so easy to forget these moments and I know already, I struggle to remember what it felt like to be pregnant and have that ever-so-special bump. Continue reading

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A Family Lifestyle Photoshoot

Those of you that know me, will know that I bloody love photography, in fact, I’m probably a little bit obsessed! I like to take photographs and I like to capture moments. Especially significant moments.

Photography was one of the most important things about our wedding day (we had an engagement session too), we documented our honeymoon, we had a wonderful newborn session (minutes after I gave birth) and I photograph our beautiful daughter every day. In fact my hubby often roles his eyes when I get the camera out or snap another shot on my phone.

So it only seemed right that we’d document our little family, in our home, so that one day we’d look back on it with our children and show them what life was like. Continue reading

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