Mother's Day is always a very busy time of year for me as a Motherhood photographer. I've spent nearly a decade celebrating mothers through photos and this year I'm excited to have a lot going on as a result of that work.
First up, as an Unraveled Academy Contributor I am THRILLED to present Mother Lovin' Self Care. In this course, you will learn about reasons and ways to care for yourself first so that you can give more to those who need you.
Here's a snippet:
"Many years of my life, starting in about the fourth grade, have been spent thinking about or pursuing ways to change my body. I have spent so much mental energy thinking about my my stomach, my thighs, butt, breasts, knees, chin, nose aren’t skinny, or full, or round, or perky, or smooth or whatever the hell society has told me they should be. [...] Self portraiture is a powerful healing tool and creative exercise, and I challenge myself to get in the frame at least once a week. When I share these images, I’m not only conquering fear of disapproval, but helping other mamas feel like they aren’t alone in their skin or in their spirit."
Find out more about Unraveled Academy's membership program, and get in on my course, I'd love to see you there.
Next, I am so thrilled to share that my friend Hollie over at First Baptist Church in Rockport is hosting a Mother's Day dinner Friday, May 11th for single mothers in our community. I have previous obligations, but know that my oldest daughter, Lily, is excited to serve at this event. If you are available to help pamper these women this night, know a single mama, or are one yourself, please contact the number on this flyer for more details.
Single mothers are among the most marginalized groups in our society, and I would love to see those in our community honored and loved.
Also in line with treating mama to some good food is the Mother's Day Brunch I am hosting with Glow.
This popular mom-boss owned restaurant (the BEST brunch spot in town!) hosts a wonderful brunch every year and I thought it would be amazing to team up with her to celebrate motherhood in our own unique way. Make sure you give Glow a call to reserve a table and don't be shy, say hello!
I've teamed up with Kyla Ewert Photography and Ginger Unzueta Photography to produce an inspiration guide that not only encourages you to take pictures of your children, but to spend time with them. We want you to go beyond using your children as props and fully enjoy the summer you get to have with them while using your creative gift.
*If you love shooting everyday and are looking for some inspiration
*If you need a little extra push to get started shooting everyday, or every few days
*If you just love beautiful photography
This guide is for you.
No big girl fancy camera required
We are releasing the guide this Mother's Day (Sunday, May 13) for presale. Follow this link to get updates and be the first to know when it goes live.
In between all of these amazing events, I get to do what I love - photograph motherhood for some amazing women and their families visiting Rockport & Port Aransas this weekend. I find so much joy in photographing expecting couples, babies, and families in Rockport, Texas - For more information on these sessions, visit my shop or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info on booking a session with me.