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Gifts are my love language. Yes, this means I love to receive gifts, but it is giving gifts that I enjoy most. Finding the most perfect, thoughtful gift I can is how I show the people in my life that I love them. I put a lot of time and energy into my gift-giving. It […]

Personal, Product Reviews

Countdown To Mama Box Review

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2019

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Hey, Mama! I’m so glad you are here. I’m Claire, a lemonade loving Scottsdale Arizona birth photographer who is always dreaming of my next Hawaiian vacation. I am a midwest girl turned desert dweller because people do crazy things for love! I am a proud police wife. My handsome husband and I just celebrated 14 […]

Personal

Meet Claire | Arizona Birth Photographer

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2019

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Sep

  I’m 36.5 weeks pregnant! Which means, Baby Waite #5 will be joining our family in the very near future! It’s starting to get real people! I should probably think about packing the hospital bag. Maybe wash the cloth diapers? How about folding the baby clothes and moving them into a drawer instead of stacked […]

Personal

Baby Come Out! | Join Our Baby Betting Pool

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Sep

2019

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Laundry and meal planning- two never-ending chores. Everyone needs clothes to wear and for some reason, everyone also wants to be fed. Three whole times a day! I’ve been a wife for 14 years, a mother for 12.5 and I’ve lived on my own since I was 18. Yet somehow, at 34, I am only […]

Personal

Meal Planning | A Method That Works

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2019

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Jul

Depending on how you look at it, the birth of Lincoln was either extremely long and drawn out or beyond fast and furious. His story begins unofficially on Wednesday, June 8, 2015, which was day one of my five days of prodromal labor. From Wednesday until Sunday, I lived life in one block of seemingly […]

Birth Photography, Birth Story, Personal

The Fast & Furious Arrival of Lincoln Scott

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Jul

2019

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I love Fresh 48 hospital newborn sessions! They are such a great way to document the magic of those first few days of newborn life, while things are still relatively calm. Yes, I know- hospital stays involve lots of interruptions. Someone comes into your room every hour or two to check vitals or have you […]

Fresh 48 Session

Welcome, Baby Gabriel! | Fresh 48 Hospital Newborn | Scottsdale, Arizona Birth Photographer

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2019

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Jun

I had my first baby over 12 years ago, and my second 3 years later. Birth photography was starting to become “a thing”. But a Fresh 48 hospital newborn session? They were pretty much unheard of! I do remember the hospital photographer knocking on my door to ask if I wanted newborn photos on a […]

Fresh 48 Session

Fresh 48 Sessions | Everything You Need To Know

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Jun

2019

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Tomorrow marks the beginning of the last 90 days 0f 2018. Kind of crazy to think about. On the one hand, 90 days feels like a long time. 90 days is so far away! But on the other- it’s basically almost Halloween, which means it’s Thanksgiving, which means it’s Christmas. Hello, 2019! Nice to see […]

Personal

The Last 90 Days | Sending 2018 Off With a Bang!

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2018

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Oct

The number one question I am asked, by clients and non-clients alike, is what to wear for family photos. I get it- choosing your own clothing is hard enough, but now you are trying to select coordinating outfits for yourself and the rest of your family. You want everyone to be comfortable and look amazing, […]

For Clients

What to Wear For Family Photos | Phoenix Family Photographer

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Sep

2018

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Silver bells, silver bells, it’s Christmas time in… uh, nowhere. It’s actually not Christmas time anywhere, but you better believe that photographers across the world are already gearing up for holiday family photo session season! As you start preparing for your holiday family photo session,  there are a few things you should know to make […]

For Clients

Planning Your Holiday Family Photo Session | 3 Things Your Photographer Wants You To Know

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2018

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Aug