BUMPdate: Nine Months Pregnant

NINE months pregnant?! omg. Part of me feels like I just shared the news with you here. And now, here I am, nine months pregnant and waiting on the baby to make its appearance. I’m officially 38 weeks tomorrow. I wonder if the little one will be socially early or fashionably late? If he or she takes after mama, we’re looking at late. So far, there’s no sign baby will…. Read more

Maternity Shoot: The Curves of Creating Life

I want to freeze this moment in time. To capture it, to keep it, to hold onto it. When else do you feel so joyfully unsure, so happily terrified, so euphorically unprepared? Officially nine months in, and I certainly feel the aches and pains of creating a life. My back hurts. Feet are swollen. Pressure is everywhere. And yet, I feel grateful. Pregnancy doesn’t always feel beautiful, but it’s about…. Read more

BUMPdate: Eight Months Pregnant

EIGHT months?! I say this every time, but really, how has this pregnancy flown so quickly? To be really honest, I’m (selfishly) already missing having this little babe to myself. The kicks, the aches… all the unknowns. I’ve fallen in love with even the discomforts. Being pregnant has proved to be both beautiful and terrifying; euphoric yet painful. Everything is beginning to feel a lot more real. We celebrated the baby…. Read more

My Merry Message + Holiday Roundup

Merry Christmas weekend! I fall in love with this time of year over and over again. I wanted to share our holiday card. In true California style, we faked the snow with gold confetti. I’m growing a baby, Jake’s growing a beard, and Jett’s growing the nerve to admit he’s not ready to share the spotlight (UM, do you see how thrilled he is?!)… Nonetheless, our first-born looks pretty handsome in…. Read more

Oh, BABY!

Oh, BABY, I’m bumping! I have butterflies writing to you today. I feel all the feels… grateful, excited, scared, ready, prepared (and unprepared) all at once. Jake and I are incredibly happy to share this little secret we’ve been keeping. Baby Ireland will be joining the squad in early April. I’m four months in, and our first-born (our pup, obvi), is still getting used to the idea of a HUMAN…. Read more