You can travel the world, but you can never experience all this world has to offer until you hold a baby in your arms. If you are really lucky, that baby might even be your own. It really puts everything into perspective to imagine the world through babies eyes. How much magic and wonder lies inside everything they see and do. Do you ever find yourself thinking about how they interpret everything they see? What they think about? The way they give a little smile or laugh in their sleep….I often wonder what babies dream of, wouldn’t it be amazing to know? I guess that’s the secret to babies, we… Keep Reading
Family is the anchor that holds us to the ground, but the love from that family gives our hearts a reason to soar. No matter how rough the sea of life is and the obstacles we have to steer through, the people in our life can guide us like a lighthouse and lead us to safety and when the winds change and you are blessed with becoming a parent, we then too, become the guiding light for our children. Though sometimes we feel like just a little drop in the ocean, below the surface is often where the magic happens. Where sometimes no one gets to see, unless they too… Keep Reading
It’s amazing knowing you can surround yourself with so much love in life. Unfortunately love can cause us so much pain but it can also equally bring us so much undeniable joy. Love can surprise us, it can inspire, bring peace, provide comfort and lift us up in our times of need. It has been said that love makes the world go round and I really think that’s true. The world can always do with more of it. Babies are love in the most purest form. They are all that is innocent in this world. They become the best version of themselves when they are surrounded by love and although… Keep Reading
A baby is a piece of the family puzzle that sometimes you didn’t even know needed to fit. Sometimes they are the beginning piece or other times, they may be the final one. You can think about all the ways a baby would slot into your life before they are born, you may find yourself sitting with the worries about the unknown, trying to make sense of it all. But until they are here, you won’t know,and usually you will finally have that assurance that they are exactly where they need to be. Whether it be one baby, or 10, your heart will expand every time because it knows no… Keep Reading
A new addition is such a wonderful time in a family’s life. To watch your other children celebrate the arrival of a sibling alongside you makes your heart beam with pride. Learning to make room in your heart and lives can be a time that’s hard to navigate but is always a blessing. You created this beautiful life, surrounded by an equal mix of chaos and love and have an undeniable journey of adventure ahead of you. Taking those moments to cherish whenever we can is important because those younger years can just fly by. Life can be so incredibly busy but even just an extra hug or “Just one… Keep Reading
Babies are the best way to start life, it’s hard to believe that we all started life this way and we get to come full circle and experience it as a parent too. Parenting is never easy. It’s a labour of love, driven by the indescribable love we have for our children. To those early sleepless nights, their first day of school, the trips to the doctor and even the tantrums and tears. All the milestones, the highs and the lows, there is one thing that is forever more. The love for your child. The responsibility is a heavy one but all the amazing moments with them lightens your soul… Keep Reading
The arrival of a new baby is such a special time. Everything has changed and yet you feel like everything is exactly as it should be. You often catch yourself in moments saying “I don’t even imagine what life was like before they arrived”. Being a parent is an experience in itself. There will be struggles and triumphs but through it all there is this delicate balance of love, mess and complete happiness. Baby Luca was an absolute pleasure to have in the studio for his session. Contact Peta to book your 2019 Newborn session.
The world might feel so big Mamma, but you are the world. The days might feel so long, but every morning you get a new opportunity. Moments might pass by in a blink of an eye, but you’ll never forget. Those little hands will grow, but they will always fit into yours. The biggest lessons you can learn, come from the smallest ones we know. To know what it is to love, and be loved. Thank you Henry for coming to visit me for your session Bookings are filling quickly for 2019. Yes sure to contact Peta in advance to avoid disappointment.
Whether you are expecting a baby, planning in advance or if you’re just like me and like to think up names you could have called your children if you had your time again, you should enjoy this blog series of baby names. In this post we have listed our favourite baby names that have really adorable nicknames. Some of these nicknames are also cute names in their own right! Let us know what you think, or if you have an all time favourite nickname/name. BOYS Benjamin – Benji Angus – Gus Tobias – Toby Asher/Ashton – Ash Theodore – Theo Sebastian – Seb Elijah/Elliott – Eli Oliver – Ollie Lennox… Keep Reading
“Sleep little one, for when you wake, you will move mountains.” Though fragile and tiny, its amazing the big impact babies have on our lives. From a tiny heartbeat to the birth of this remarkable person that you have the incredible pleasure and honour of calling your own. Those two little feet with 10 little squishy toes, that will carry them through the world. From their first steps through to the many miles they will their walk through an incredible journey called life. All the while we get to stand by their side with the privilege to guide them, protect them and love them with every ounce of of… Keep Reading