Inspirational Interview: Ashley Klemm

She has been involved in the birth world for almost ten years, and has four kiddos herself. If you know her, you know she brings a joyful light wherever she goes…

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Baby Van and Baby Claire: A Combined Delivery at 39 Weeks with Twins

This experience certainly was not to check a box off of my “list.” Esther needed me, and I her. She had goals in mind that she wanted to achieve, so I set out to give her the best chance at doing exactly that…

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Baby Maci: A Family Friendly Home Birth

I had gotten my hopes up that I was going to have another “early” baby. The first three of my daughters had been early, with my third being eleven days early. My fourth daughter was my only child that had ever been “late” by one day…..

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Inspirational Interview: Courtneay Zeek CPM, LM

There is a huge shift in birth culture, and it’s coming full force. That shift begins with women like Courtneay, making waves with her whole heart and pursuing her passions to make a positive impact in the world…

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Baby Charles: Newborn Photography

This family… our story together starts long before this day, the day that sweet little boy you see smiling there was born. We met in the middle of his very fast entrance into the world, and I am forever grateful for that incredible experience in the first stages of my birth photography career…

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Baby Blakely: Maternity Photography

First time parents are a blast to spend time with while they await the life shift soon to take place. This sweet couple (and their pooch) welcomed me into their home to document some of their last moments before their sweet boy makes his arrival…..

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Inspirational Interview: Dr. Stephanie Mahan

When you walk into a chiropractic office with your two young children, in a brand new city that you know close to no one in yet, and they make you feel like family within 5 minutes of walking through the doors, you know you have just struck gold……

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Out With the Old, In With the New

You might be reading this with a very curious look on your face because what was once Heart + Soul Unscripted has evolved into Charlotte Nicole. Why the change? Keep reading and you will be thoroughly brought up to speed…

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Why Birth Services are Expensive and 5 Ways You Can Afford It

Finances are probably easily the biggest road block when it comes to a family desiring to hire a luxury services like a doula or a birth photographer. I'm willing to bet there's also a lot of confusion as to why it is as expensive as it is. It is without a doubt the most common reason I am turned down by a family desiring my services…

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An Open Letter to Every Momma Preparing to Give Birth

My heart beats so fiercely for the topic of childbirth.  Ever since having my first son I've become completely mesmerized by the strength women carry with them, some never knowing even through childbirth what they're capable of…

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Baby Willemina: A Family Centered Home Birth

This family centered home birth included Momma's sister, who is a midwife herself but attended as support for her big sis. It was so special to witness and document her support. She had already told me the story about her sister not being able to finish braiding her hair with her birth before this baby because baby was coming way faster than they ever thought…

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Baby Dean: Fresh 48 Photography

I was privileged enough to document this beautiful family from their birth story to their newborn session and here I’m sharing with you some of those sweet first moments. One thing that binds all parents together, no matter what their birth story looked like, is how precious those first 48 hours are…

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Baby Dean: An Unpredictable Birth

Sometimes we plan for and count on things turning out a specific way, and despite all of our best efforts, plans change. This first time momma labored beautifully with so much strength, and ended up with changed plans that she handled with so much bravery and acceptance. If labor and childbirth could be described with only one word, most days I'd probably give it this one: unpredictable…

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Baby Theo: A Birth of Strength and Resilience

This first time momma was nothing short of fierce, never wavering from showing incredible strength...even at her weakest points in labor. She is a warrior and an incredible example of the biggest love we experience on this planet, the love of a mother. I am privileged to be given her permission to share her birth story here with you…

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My Journey Continues

To say it's been a long past year and a half would be undermining the life that has happened in that [short] time reel of my life. Having children has certainly played a huge role in molding me into the woman I am at this moment. It's been the biggest impact to hit my life, the hardest and best thing I've ever done is be called Momma. Here's to the past year and a half of motherhood, marriage, family, and friendships...

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