as i sit down to write atlas’s belated “one-year baby update” i realize that my baby isn’t such a baby anymore. don’t get me wrong, he will always be MY BABY! but atlas is now one year + one month old & i just see him more as a little toddler boy than a baby. i haven’t fully come to…

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1st birthday party & smash cake

atlas turned ONE exactly a month ago & i wanted to share a few photos from his special day to always remember. we have so much fun showering this little boy with love every single day, but being surrounded by friends & family made his birthday extra special. my mom made his smash cake & my sister decorated it with…
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48 hours in NYC

i recently went on a flash trip to NY with my mom & sister to visit our brother, ben. we went with a few places in mind that we wanted to check out (mainly food-related, ha!), but we really just wanted to see as much of the city as possible within the 48 hours that we were there. our itinerary…
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family adventure to cancun, mexico

at the beginning of july my family & i went on an adventure to cancun, mexico. it was our first time going there & flying with baby atlas! he was just 4 days shy of turning 9 months old & was overall a great travel companion and seemed to have a blast with all of us. it was challenging to…
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girls mystery trip: fredericksburg

my best girlfriends & i do something super fun every summer that i’d like to start documenting so we don’t forget the details! we borrowed the idea from one friend’s sister (it’s what their group does) and we love it so much that we took it on. this is our 2nd annual GMT, or “girls mystery trip.” last year, marli…
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baby atlas 10 month update

i was just reading back on my 3-month & 6-month baby A blog posts & things have really changed around here! atlas now sleeps in his own room, is standing up cruisin’ around the house holding onto things, our breastfeeding journey ended and he is babbling non-stop. if you want to follow more of our day-to-day, here’s his instagram account.…
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thoughts on becoming a boy mom

i didn’t want to be a boy mom. i was hardly even sure i wanted to be a mom at all, but if i was going to be one i wanted to have a girl. i was so silly in thinking i wouldn’t be able to relate to him or know how to play with a boy or that i…
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a little sunday day date

my mom was kind enough to hang out with baby atlas this morning so dek & i could go out on a day date. we find it easiest to go out when A has gone down for his morning nap so my mom can be with him when he wakes up and is in a good mood, feed him a…
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boho beach family photo shoot

our recent trip to cancun, mexico was our first time traveling with baby atlas so while there, i really wanted to capture beautiful, bohemian-esque photos with my family on the beach. about a month before we left for our trip i researched cancun photographers looking for someone with a light & airy, natural-looking portfolio. i contacted a few people and…
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modern bohemian style

my sister and i basically share a closet, which is funny because when we were younger i would lock my bedroom door when i would go out so she couldn’t sneak in & take my clothes, but now it’s allll good….we like the same things/styles & our bodies are pretty similar that we just share everything, including shoes, accessories, etc.…
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