Posts in Ottawa Resources
Motherhood's Missing Frame - Ottawa Family Photography

When my seven year old son told me I was missing from our family photos. Simply because I was too busy taking them. I realized I was creating photos for myself and zero for my children. They wanted to see their mother in photos, loving them, playing with them or simply glowing with pride. Born from the inspiration of a child, the missing frame series gives mothers and caregivers a chance to have their photo taken with their child, so they can gift them of a memory of their motherhood. You can learn more about how this project came to life in this entry where my son explained my personal missing frames.

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Beautycounter making safe products for families - Ottawa baby + family resource

Vanessa and her family are long time clients of mine! Her oldest Landon and I first met when he was just 4 months old and now sweet Layla has joined the fam jam! When Vanessa shared her knowledge a few months back on a company she's discovered, with a movement to removed the toxins in beauty products, I was curious and immediately began to research my options. With her help I changed my daily cleanser and moisturizer and began noticing amazing results. I am so glad I've found Beautycounter. As you can see below, I have a bunch of favourites I use daily!

I've asked the lovely Vanessa to share how she began using Beautycounter and share her knowledge and experience for others to discover! 

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5 things your photographer wants you to know when you book them! - Ottawa Lifestyle Photographer

Whether you are seeking newborn or family photos, there are a handful of game changer facts that can help you get the most out of your photo session investment. As a professional photographer for over a decade, with literally hundreds of sessions under my belt, I’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly. Here are the five things every photographer wants you to know before you book them! 

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Snottie Care - Ottawa baby + family resource

The moment a child falls ill, a parent's heart shatters to a million pieces. You begin running the wheel of worry and feel anxiety build up. There is nothing glamorous about the hours or days to follow as you do everything in your power to make sure your little one feel better. Truth be know, every parent knows there is no rest until good health is restored. 

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