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How to Take Your Child’s Passport Photo

Traveling abroad is expensive (though certainly worth it—even with kids in tow!), so cutting down on travel costs where you can is a must. While you can’t save money on those pricey passport application fees, you can save money by taking your own passport photos. The cost of having a passport photo taken at a drugstore… Read More


How to Hang a Gallery Wall in 6 Easy Steps

I’ve been accumulating random pieces of artwork for C’s nursery since before he was born. And by accumulating I mean that when I walk by a cute wall-hanging in a store or see some frames in the perfect shade of blue to match his room, I have to buy them. So what do I do… Read More


10 Tips for Taking Better Monthly Baby Photos

My son’s monthly baby photo was something I looked forward to each month during his first year—both taking the pictures and selecting the ones that would forever represent each monthly milestone. It was always so hard to choose just one! I put together a monthly photo collage of his first year, and I was blown away after… Read More


One Year of Baby C: A Monthly Photo Collage

I’ve been working for a while now on a series of posts related to my little guy’s first birthday, and I’m excited to start sharing them with you! To start off, here’s the outcome of Baby C’s monthly photos: I took the photos each month on the date he was born. He sat in the glider… Read More


Journaling Baby’s First Year

Writing has always been dear to my heart, and journaling has always been a therapeutic way of processing changes in my life. Both creative writing and journaling started for me at a young age. I’ve kept several journals on and off throughout the years, but I’ll never forget my first one—it was a beautiful, hard-bound… Read More