Happy Easter

jack easter 

hand sanitizer used as gel to fix wacked up hair $2

second hand outfit $4

photographer to capture this moment   PRICELESS

Last Friday was a teacher workday and I saw on Facebook (where else) that a little store was hosting a Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny. Jack &  I went and there was a photographer, Kathryn Cook Photography  taking pics with live bunnies. Now preface the story, we have been home lounging all day,  Jack had on a very large App State shirt and crazy plaid pants, yep he dressed himself!  The store hosting the Egg Hunt is a kids consignment store and  I grabbed this outfit! $4 for khaki pants and a seersucker shirt,no joke everything was 60% off!!!

I didn’t plan it.

I wasn’t expecting anything

look what got!

This beautiful moment, captured.

 He has hand sanitizer in his hair, someone else’s clothes on his back and he is beautiful. He is a Child of God and I am so incredibly lucky to be his Mother. Truly blessed. I didn’t think there was any chance that she had captured such a “frame worthy” pic. She snapped a couple and looked at me and said” I got it”. I am sure I made a strange face and said cool!

We just need one!

Isn’t that true?

Just one. 

One moment can change everything.

A new friend, a sweet pic to share with our family on Easter Sunday!

Blessed beyond belief.

Happy Easter!

xoxo, Mama Bird

Tadpole and Lily {my boy is a model…}



Charlotte NC Children's Photographer Baby Newborn Family Portrait Photography


and MY BOY is a MODEL!!

Tadpole and Lily paired up with Anders Ruff and Becca Bond Photography  for their new collection.

Charlotte NC Children's Photographer Baby Newborn Family Portrait Photography

Anders Ruff , the amazing, designed adorable party printables for the photo shoot that included paper mustaches, matching banners, straw pendants, popcorn cups and so many other cute things. The collection is available in their Etsy shop. A carnival/circus themed party is perfect to throw anytime of the year!

Remember Jack’s Carnival Party? These are the women that made all the amazing printables for his BIG day!!


Jack loved being with all the pretty girls!

The beautifully, talented, Becca Bond Photography was absolutely amazing to work with! She took the most fabulous photos and the models just loved her. If you are local to the Charlotte area, you must contact her!
And for the main event: Tadpole and Lily, the children’s accessory company is not only introducing bow ties and neck ties for boys of all ages, but their new color collection for little girls. The Collections can be seen in select children’s boutiques in Charlotte, NC. The collections will also be available on Tadpole and Lily ’s NEWLY UPDATED website!!

Think I will have to get the Anders Ruff girls send me a mustache to put in j’s stocking! He loved it!

The boys collection brings design that echoes the season with fun colors and
textures that are sure to match your child’s clothes and any activity. This season’s bow tie and neck tie collection offers fabric patterns in plaid, stripes, polka dots, buffalo checks and paisley.
The three boy’s ties aren’t just a formed bow or knot; they are adjustable for size and bow. Each tie is hand cut and carefully sewn one at a time. The boy’s collection retails at $20 each.

Charlotte NC Children's Photographer Baby Newborn Family Portrait Photography

The little girls Collection features new colors that just match perfectly to the boy’s ties. What a perfect accessory for a family photo shoot, wedding or party.
Learn more about Tadpole and Lily at www.tadpoleandlily.com.

Charlotte NC Children's Photographer Baby Newborn Family Portrait Photography

The creators of Tadpole and Lily, Alex & Clair!

Are they not fun?

Any of you girls out there preggers? Check out Clair’s store The Bump Maternity I SOOOO wish  I knew them when I was pregnant!!

xoxo, Mama Bird 

aka newly crowned stage mom! My boy is a model!!  Maybe a reality show is in our future?!


j’s superhero party {the décor}

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Jack’s 4th Birthday was a success! The weather turned out great and most his friends were able to be here!! A SUPER special thanks goes out to Heather Machut Photography for the amazing pictures!! I hope she can come to all my events!!
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Coloring Wall
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xoxo, Mama Bird