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Finding Freedom in Unfollowing

Whether you’re parenting pre-teens who are navigating the Pandora’s box of opinions and ideas on social media, or you’re frustrated with your girlfriend over-posting about her new side gig, you might be surprised by the freedom you’ll feel when you choose to (breathe) unfollow.  Sure you may have 1,000 “friends” on Facebook. The problem is […]

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We Couldn’t Afford to Pay for College. And it’s not the end of the world.

I remember thinking when our babies were born that college seemed far off. People told us we should start saving right away, especially after we had five babies in about six years. But there was always something else–paying for graduate school, buying our first home, braces, summer camp, the list goes on. And then, one […]

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Tiffany [ Candid Motherhood ]

"Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing." - Ricki Lake Leslie O'Hara of Leslie O Photo spent an afternoon with Tiffany and her sweet daughter. We'd call this session a classic Flagstaff mother-daughter date. Storytime at Bright Side Bookshop followed by hot cocoa at Macy's European Coffee House. These images capture our hearts and remind [...]
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Bethany [ Candid Motherhood ]

"I believe this view of motherhood is getting lost and leaving us all feeling so secluded in the "real life" motherhood. We get the idea that every other mom is so much more glamorous in this stage of life and we just can't measure up." - Bethany O'Brien Karli from Karli's Doula Biz spent a [...]
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The Monday Ladies [ Candid Motherhood ]

We asked Sarrenia what daily Motherhood looks like for her, and she said  "Comfortable chaos. Raising 3 girls to be strong independent females, while they run around like crazy people trying to figure themselves out." Tori from Victoria Capturing Life Photography spent some time with the Monday ladies. We love everything about this sweet session, especially the [...]
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