Chelsea and Paxton - The bond between mother and son

As many of you know... I am not a baby or child photographer, but on a rare occasion, I'll work with a client who asks me to incorporate a few portraits with their little one.  Now, that I've been in the studio for several months I've been opening up to the idea of working with more kiddos on a regular basis.  (If you haven't seen the birthday theme tween photo shoot I did a few weeks ago, check it out HERE)

I've had the privilege of getting to know Chelsea over the past year and was so happy that she agreed to return to the studio with Paxton for a mommy and son photo shoot.  

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I also asked Chelsea to share what she has learned in this past year by becoming a first-time mother and a boy mom. 

What is life like as a boy mom?  Life as a boy mom is busy, rambunctious, and I can't forget the cuddles. I think all boys are born mamas boys.

Where do you find the coolest outfits for your little man?  Target and I do a lot of consignment shopping also

What did you wish you knew about boys before you became a boy mom?  
Oh boy, I think this goes for anyone who is a mom of boys or girls... it's HARD. You will cry, yell, feel guilty, feel like you're not doing anything right. But that love you have is unreal, I wouldn't change any of it for the world. 

What's the best advice you could give another mom who is going to have a baby boy? TALK TO OTHER MOMS, you need all the support you can get because you second guess everything you do.

And her last bit of advice: Enjoy every moment, the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Local Resources: 

A quick google search provided these possible resources for Lancaster area moms.  Should you have additional resources to share; groups, shops, upcoming events, etc please leave any information you wish to share in the comment section below. 

Fit4Mom

Events and Activities for Kids

Miracles Consignment Shop

Little Bo-tique