When I started Love Child, I had a vision of the types of women, some of whom would be moms, that would hopefully follow along. They would be strong, independent, creative, modern, and inspirational. One of the questions I often asked myself when pregnant (and now as a mom) is why? Why do I have to follow all of these mom rules? Can’t I just do what’s right for my family? What’s right for me? Of course the answer is Yes. And so to make a long story short, meet Lilly Neubauer. Lilly is the Director of Marketing for St. Bernard. We have never met in person but over countless conversations and emails, I now consider her a friend and have a total momcrush on her. I love following Lilly and family on their adventures on her personal blog, Pancakes and Beet Juice and Dallas Moms Blog where Lilly definitely breaks the rules (and mold) when it comes to being a mom. She is incredibly honest when it comes to her relationship with her husband which is both refreshing and inspiring and offers advice from her own personal experience of adopting daughter Heidi. When I saw her recent family photos, I just about fell out of my chair. Not only are they are the most beautiful images but they read like a storybook. It made me pause and think, what’s my family story? Shouldn’t this be how we all approach motherhood? Yes, let’s write our own story. Photography by Two Pair Photography
What was the inspiration behind the photo shoot?
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Tell us about preparing a toddler for a day of shooting…in the desert.
Did you coordinate everyone’s outfits?
Any advice for families as they start planning their holiday shoots?