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  Dean Alexander 1.24.19 | 7 lbs 1 oz | 20 1/2 inches After so many weeks and months of waiting, we finally got to meet our son AND HE IS PERFECT. I cannot get over his little facial expressions and sounds! Very blessed to have a healthy little boy and an incredible birth experience. […]

DEAN ALEXANDER | BIRTH STORY // RALEIGH, NC

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Ya’ll. I cannot believe I am officially Alex’s fiance. And yes, it was a TOTAL surprise, despite me hinting Hawaii would be the perfect proposal spot.

HALLELUJAH, HE FINALLY ASKED AND I SAID YES! | MAUNAWILI FALLS, KAILUA, HAWAII ENGAGEMENT

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HELLO TO OUR NEWEST ADVENTURE: A LITTLE BOY!

So excited to announce Dean Alexander will be joining our family!

Dean Alexander | Gender Reveal | Raleigh, NC | Adventurous Lifestyle Photographer

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I had a miscarriage. 

Loss is never easy

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Riley Alexis Ocasio was born at 1:02pm, 11.11.16 and she weighed 6lbs 13 oz and was 20″ long. Being home with her and spending time as a little family has been the best few days of life. Alex and I are so happy and we are so in love. 

Riley Alexis Ocasio | 11.11.16

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Halloween is tomorrow. October is such a special month for me, it’s always been my favorite. I’ve always wanted to be married in October. And now I’m sitting on the couch feeling sentimental and to be honest quite sick as I hope and pray Riley makes her arrival before October fades away. I’m able to […]

A World Where There Are Octobers

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That heart stopping moment when the nurse looks at you and smiles and says, “Ah! It’s a girl, congratulations!” I was so surprised. I knew from the beginning it was a girl but recently Alex had talked convincingly enough about how great boys were that I had accepted being a boy’s mom but NOPE. It’s […]

Riley Alexis

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Baby is officially into the second trimester as of May 11th! It is amazing to think that I’ve been pregnant for 14 weeks. There’s a slight baby bump now but its not enough for someone to look at me and think oh! baby. [maybe like she’s got a bit of a tummy but the rest […]

Thoughts from Mother’s Day

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Every person wants to feel like they have a purpose. They are meant to live for something. They want they do matters. Guess what? You have a purpose. I have a purpose.  I often feel like God won’t forgive me. That’s I’ll be so stubborn that there won’t be any turning around for me. I […]

Who do you want to be?

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I know. There’s like no belly in that picture. BUT look how much baby O (aka Quasi) has grown in the last two weeks! Baby is about the size of a prune now but already moves enough that it was hard to get a picture for our second ultrasound (= Everything looks healthy, I’m healthy despite […]

Time is a tricky thing