Dinky words... thoughts and muses

17
June
Not sleeping through, not a problem.
Sleeping baby

Sleeping well? Its the same question every single new parent hears… ‘are they a good baby, sleeping well?’ My answer with all three of mine? ‘Yes they’re a good baby, ALL babies are good babies, but NO theyre not sleeping through’. I mean, come on. Who really wants to have that pressure immediately? It doesn’t […]

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12
June
Three sons and no daughter
Childrens Photographer Essex

Three sons. You know what? I need to pop on here and have a little word. This is coming from my heart which is still quite raw. A mother like myself who has three sons will hear this weekly, if not daily… ‘Aww you have three boys, you NEED a girl’. Yes, I know I […]

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11
June
It’s party time! But dare you hold it at home?
party

The thought of a children’s party at home, a huge dread, right? It doesn’t have to be, I promise! Personally, I have at least one of my children’s birthday parties at home each year. One of which is definitely in June. We’ve just had my sons 4th birthday party, and again it was at home. […]

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28
May
Best Newborn Photographer of the Year in Europe 2019.
newborn session photographer essex

When I first began my journey to becoming a photographer, I remember adding an album of photos I’d taken of my children. Little did I ever believe I’d one day enter the awards. The title? ‘Practice makes perfect’ Fairly fitting, I’d say. I mean, you have to work hard to get something right. On the […]

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23
March
Rescue Kittens baby photographer Essex

We all see the sad stories about kittens and other animals on Facebook don’t we? But how often do we actually take action to the problem? I wish I could more, and thankfully this time I was able to. Instead of just scrolling by, I immediately responded to a post I’d seen late on Thursday […]

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03
March
A year on from the day you left.
miscarriage

So, its been a year since the day we lost our second little angel through miscarriage. A year in which our lives could have changed forever. funny how you don’t really get a choice in it. Either things are going to happen or theyre not. Sure, there are small things we can make happen, but […]

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27
February
Not your baby, not your business.
newborn photographer london

Over the years I’ve had so many wonderful clients here, but one thing that is spoken about more than others is friends and families opinions on holding your baby ‘too much’. I know right? *Eye Roll* Now, if you know me, you’ll know I believe full well than you cannot create a clingy baby. You […]

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10
February
Letting go of your paw, our last goodbye.
Family Pet

Your Family pet. That says it all really doesn’t it? Family. That’s what they are. Not just a pet. I’ve had 5 wonderful rescue dogs since I was born. These were never all together, they were our close companions over the years. Our first was Max, our little collie. Our next little guy, (I say […]

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04
February
Cake smash and splash session essex

Your Family Portrait. I know I know, getting in front of the camera isn’t most of our favourite things to do. But…. it is a must! Coming from a Family of photographers, can you believe that I don’t actually have a Family portrait of my family and I? Not even at my wedding. Insane. I […]

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04
February
From newborn to their first birthday, watch them grow
Cake smash and splash session essex

One of my favourite parts of my job is watching your little ones return and how they grow. From those bumps, to babies and beyond. Sometimes I forgot how fast they grow then boof, you walk back through the door. Take little Zyana for example. This beautiful little lady I met when she was just […]

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