I've been working for Parker Baby Co. long before planning to start my own family. It has been amazing to help in every stage of a product from idea conception, design, sampling, and production to marketing and now I can finally be an end-user of these wonderful baby room essentials!
Being a first-time mom in a pandemic flooded my thoughts with fears and a constant feeling of uneasiness, but I was not going to let something that was out of my control, control me. That is when I decided to change my inner monologue. My first step was accepting the fact that there was no alternative; I was going to be raising one of the many COVID-19 babies.
When we gave birth to my son, the hospital had a cute photographer that would come around and take newborn photos. Obviously, with all of the Covid-19 precautions this was not going to happen. I decided to reach out to our girl Gracie (who does all the Parker Baby Co. photoshoots) and asked if she was comfortable taking newborn and family photos in our home. Thankfully she said yes!
Fussy Baby Network is an incredible, free resource for all families offering an array of support. We asked Sam and my mom (who has worked with Fussy Baby for years) to send us some more information on their mission and work...
Meet our next featured mama, Holly! Holly is a 29 year old mama of two from Elkhorn, Nebraska! Claire, is a curious, enthusiastic, sweet little two-year-old. Leo is six months and smiles just about every time you look at him. Holly loves snapping pictures of her beautiful babies. She also helps her hubby design homes. But before having Leo, she wrote and photographed for WordWell, a creative content agency out of Kansas City. Her favorite side gig is singing for weddings! She's been doing it for more than a decade and still cries at every bridal entrance. Keep reading to get to know this sweet mama!