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newborn baby swaddled in white held by parents on dad's chest
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Children really have a way of keeping you on your toes. Whether it’s a cough that won’t go away or a brand new injury from their latest stunt, one of the best things you can do for your sanity is to find a great family doctor. As a newborn photographer, I know my clients are […]

Parker Pediatricians with Expert Care Services & Staff


family holding baby after working with rocky mountain sleeping baby
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Are you an exhausted parent? You’ll want to read this! I had a chance to chat with the founder of Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby to learn how they help parents at all stages. Kandra Becerra answered some questions on how she’s been able to help over 1,800 families with her sleep training business. About Rocky […]

A Peek into Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby

Advice, Family, newborns

husband and wife walking in field expecting baby
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I love when I have the opportunity to be with a family from their maternity photos to their newborn photos! Have a peek at both photo sessions for this sweet Castle Rock family, beginning with maternity photos at Dawson Butte. I took their beautiful newborn photos in my dreamy Castle Rock studio. If you love […]

Castle Rock Maternity and Newborn Photos

maternity, newborns, studio, sunset

mother holding newborn and toddler putting her hand on baby in the Castle Rock newborn photo studio
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I am so excited to share a glimpse into a recent newborn photo session in the Castle Rock studio, especially for those who might be interested in your own portraits! While every newborn photo session is a little different, I love to share full galleries of real sessions so you know exactly what to expect […]

Castle Rock Newborn Photo Studio

babies, lifestyle, newborns, studio

family snuggled on the couch in front of their christmas tree during lifestyle newborn photos
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I am so excited to begin a new blog series to highlight some of the amazing families (and beautifully styled homes) that I get to meet as a Castle Rock family photographer! First up is lifestyle newborn photos of a wonderful family from Parker, CO! I’ve had the pleasure of photographing these Colorado natives as […]

Lifestyle Newborn Photos: The Ottosons

lifestyle, newborns, sunset

Pregnant mother at studio photo session in white dress beside a mirror, holding her bump
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Let’s discuss how to prepare for a studio photo session! Studio sessions at Photography by Alyssum are such a “best of both worlds” approach to indoor sessions. I’ve designed these sessions to have a styled-life approach to motherhood, maternity, newborn, and baby photography. I want you to walk into my home studio and feel like […]

How to prepare for a studio photo session

maternity, newborns, studio

Lifestyle family with dogs cuddling baby on couch
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I am so pleased to offer you two types of newborn portrait options. You can choose from a lifestyle or studio newborn session! But I often receive inquiries from clients asking which style I would recommend to them. My response always begins the same way- it is completely subjective to each family! So here’s the […]

Choosing Between In-Home & Studio Newborn

lifestyle, newborns, studio

three siblings snuggling on the bed
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While lifestyle newborn sessions are pretty easy on you and your family, there is some prep work involved in getting your home and family ready for your session. Before we dive into that, let’s talk about wardrobe so you can get that planned out first. Lifestyle Newborn Wardrobe When you sign your lifestyle newborn contract […]

How to Prepare for your Lifestyle Photo Session

lifestyle, newborns

lifestyle newborn photographer
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A couple years ago, not long after my family moved to Colorado and I became the newest Castle Rock photographer, this family hired me to photograph their first newborn Claire (the big sister you see below). Since then, I’ve had the honor of watching their family grow. This year I got to meet their newest […]


lifestyle, newborns

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