Eisley Antalya · Life · loss and heartache · mommahood · Pregnancy

Mourning into Joy 

I have the honour of being a part of a series called mourning into joy stories started by Sharon McKeeman (@sharonmckeeman on instagram #mourningintojoystories). As I began to write, I realized that there was more I wanted to share than a few sentences on instagram hence this blog post. I feel like sharing my own… Continue reading Mourning into Joy 

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Preparing for Baby E.S.

I thought I’d do a much overdue post about our little lady… Our sweet girl is a little less than 25 days away from being in our arms! I am officially scheduled to have her (via C-section) February 28th, 7:30 am! (these photos of E.S we’re taken at an appointment in Amsterdam right before we… Continue reading Preparing for Baby E.S.

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Boy, girl, boy…?! (a gender reveal)

You’ve asked and here it FINALLY is… our gender reveal photoshoot! Sneak peek … (also, one of my faves of the day) GIRL!!! I’m beyond thrilled.  Such a Chaseyboy face haha Baby sister E.S.D (you know me, the name is gunna stay a secret til she’s here) is coming March 1, 2014!! Our pregnancy with… Continue reading Boy, girl, boy…?! (a gender reveal)

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Pregnancy after loss: Where my feet may fail and fear surrounds me.

Above: Little Baby Davis #4, making his/her first appearance on the blog :) I thought it would be a little easier this time around. Being pregnant after loss and after having had another healthy pregnancy. I think at first, I felt it was easier. Maybe it was because even though we had tried for this… Continue reading Pregnancy after loss: Where my feet may fail and fear surrounds me.

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the birth of seth tyrus maxwell, part two.

Be sure to read the first part of this incredible birth story, here. Where was I? Oh yes, this incredible, and surprisingly big, baby boy was born.8lbs 14oz 21 14/in … and with a set of healthy lungs!Precious moments with his momma. It was so amazing to watch him just watching her face.Daddy stood by… Continue reading the birth of seth tyrus maxwell, part two.

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the birth of seth tyrus maxwell, part one.

October of 2011, I was incredibly honoured when I was asked to photograph my dear friend, Brittany’s birth of her second born son (due this past spring.) Here is my side of one of the most beautiful things I was a part of this year. I am so very excited to share some of the photos… Continue reading the birth of seth tyrus maxwell, part one.

Chase Journey · Eisley Antalya · Jami Joann · Life · mommahood · Pregnancy · Shailo Valour

a {different} beautiful dream.

It’s a moment I will never forget, probably because it was one that would either scar a person for life, or move them to tears. It was the very first time I witnessed a birth, at the young age of 13. I was watching the kiddos of my mom’s friend while she labored away in… Continue reading a {different} beautiful dream.

Pregnancy · Shailo Valour

“Time Crunch” {a maternity photo shoot}

post edited on 12-31-2011 to show never before seen photos from this day. The photos with the chalkboard sharing his name :) (that’s all of the “new” ones above :)) This maternity shoot has been a long time in coming. In fact, it’s about 7 weeks “late” according to my plan (haha, “plan” ;)). I… Continue reading “Time Crunch” {a maternity photo shoot}

Pregnancy · Shailo Valour

Hospital gown; Help me decide?

Hey! I am choosing a hospital gown from Annie & Isabel and would love your opinion. First though, you can read more about Annie & Isabel and the story behind the name here. Selena and Anna have incredible hearts and I just love what they are doing in creating such beautiful, unique gowns for woman. (I mean, seriously, have… Continue reading Hospital gown; Help me decide?