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rainbow after the storm | westwood newborn photographer

rainbow after the storm | westwood newborn photographer

As far as the world can tell, Ezra Jack is the fourth child in this beautiful, warm and loving family.  But what is not apparent from appearances alone, is that he is technically the fifth baby in this family.  Ezra is a “rainbow baby” — a baby that is born following a miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death or infant loss.  Like all the newborns I photograph, he is sweet and adorable and amazing, but

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a musical beginning | boston area newborn photographer

a musical beginning | boston area newborn photographer

Singing has always been a big part of my life. When I was little, I loved to sing all the time. I can remember waiting for my favorite songs to come on the radio so I could record them onto a cassette tape.  Then I would play them over and over again until I had the words memorized.  I’m sure I drove my family crazy with my constant singing!  Later on, in college, I sang in an all female a cappella group. I spent so much time with this group of girls that they became some of my closest friends… more like sisters.  Many of my favorite memories from college are (more…)

welcoming sam | massachusetts newborn photographer

welcoming sam | massachusetts newborn photographer

Everybody knows how hard it is to become a parent for the first time, but I think it is equally difficult to transition from having just one child to having two children.  I remember how overwhelmed my husband and I felt to suddenly both have our hands full all. the. time.  And we longingly looked back at how easy we had it with just one!!

I photographed this family just ten weeks after they welcomed their second baby into their home and I was so impressed with how much they had their act together — certainly more than I ever did after having my second! Maybe two months is the magic amount of time it takes to transition (I’ve completely forgotten!) or maybe these parents are just naturals, but boy was I envious of their level of cool and calm.

Introducing sweet Sam and big brother Jake.  It’s only a matter of time before (more…)