Thomas’ Newborn Session

A few days after we came home from the hospital our friend Allison came over to take pictures of our sweet little squishy peanut and family.


A few..okay, a LOT of my very favorites…

In my opinion, you can’t have a newborn session without a few nakey photos. I want to remember every little roll and dimple in this little man.

I love these candid shots Allison took of Matt swaddling Thomas. I didn’t even know she captured these moments when they were happening but I am so obsessed. Matt is the swaddling king. With Caroline he would watch countless YouTube videos at night learning different swaddling wraps and techniques. It became his mission to create the ultimate unbreakable swaddle…and he accomplished that mission with the double swaddle burrito supreme technique!

Mommy’s turn!

And then we attempted to include our crabby toddler into our photo session but she was not having it. Caroline didn’t want to smile, didn’t want to sit with us, and definitely wasn’t interested in her baby brother that morning. But Allison worked her magic and was able to still get a few pictures of all of us despite Caroline being incredibly uncooperative. 

 Aaaaaand we’re done…

A huge thank you to Allison for taking these photos of my family that we will cherish forever. Other family sessions with Allison include our 2013 Christmas shoot, maternity shoot and 2014 Christmas shoot.




  1. Jenuine Happiness
    August 10, 2015 / 12:03 pm

    They're perfect! It's neat how she captured some candid moments too. You look great and these shots will mean so much to you forever.

  2. City Style Country Living
    August 10, 2015 / 12:13 pm

    These are adorable! Your family is beautiful! Congrats on the new addition!

  3. Kristy @ Rejoice and Repeat
    August 10, 2015 / 12:15 pm

    So sweet! We did some family photos recently and I can't wait to get them up.

  4. Laura
    August 10, 2015 / 12:19 pm

    Absolutley beautiful pictures!

  5. Caitlyn {Home Sweet Ruby}
    August 10, 2015 / 1:20 pm

    Such a gorgeous family!! Congratulations again friend!! Also you look amazing, please share your secrets! And the top details 🙂

  6. Angela
    August 10, 2015 / 1:30 pm

    Beautiful pictures!

  7. Krystle
    August 10, 2015 / 1:48 pm

    Precious pictures! Beautiful family! Can I be nosy and ask where your headboard is from? I love the charm and simplicity of it!

  8. Ashley Brickner
    August 10, 2015 / 1:53 pm

    Just gorg!

  9. Hanging with the Hirsts
    August 10, 2015 / 4:24 pm

    These photos are beautiful!! I feel like Thomas looks a lot like Caroline when she was just born

  10. Caley-Jade Rosenberg
    August 10, 2015 / 5:24 pm

    Wow!! Such gorgeous pictures to treasure forever x

  11. Nina @ Flowers in my Hair
    August 10, 2015 / 5:25 pm

    Your family is precious and these are great photos!

  12. Shayna @ The Fancy Yancey
    August 10, 2015 / 7:02 pm

    Love them all!!

  13. Laura Wyatt
    August 10, 2015 / 7:05 pm

    oh my gosh – those pics of matt and thomas just make me melt!

  14. marisa
    August 10, 2015 / 8:52 pm

    Such a sweet little family! I love the candids and I kind of hope you frame that last one! 😉 Gosh is that yawn just the best?! I love your hands on him!

  15. Nichole @
    August 10, 2015 / 10:03 pm

    So precious! The ones of Caroline at the end…so funny and adorable!

  16. Jillian
    August 11, 2015 / 12:16 am

    beautiful photos! i love that you had them taken at home xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  17. Sara Elizabeth
    August 11, 2015 / 3:00 am

    LOL!! That last one!!! These pictures are seriously dreamy!! I love how bright they are!! Thomas is PERFECT!

  18. Stasia
    August 11, 2015 / 2:10 pm

    I love newborn pics!!!! So important to catch because they are only little and squishy for so long!

  19. Adelyn V
    August 11, 2015 / 3:15 pm

    These are too darn cute. Love that you included the pouty face one of Caroline–real life!

  20. Traci
    August 11, 2015 / 4:30 pm

    These are so cute!!! Love love love the 2nd to last one. It's so funny!

  21. Jo
    August 11, 2015 / 6:39 pm

    These are gorgeous, and capture Thomas's sweet newborn squishiness perfectly!!

  22. Pamela
    August 12, 2015 / 5:07 pm


  23. Stephanie Chalk
    August 12, 2015 / 9:48 pm

    Oh my gosh, every single one of these are beautiful! Such a beautiful family! Xo, Stephanie

  24. Lolly from Lowcountry Lolly
    August 13, 2015 / 7:27 pm

    What a beautiful family you have here and great work by your photographer. Love you in blue-ish and daddy in pink for the kiddos! Great color scheme!

  25. Lisa Loves John
    August 14, 2015 / 4:18 am

    These are absolutely beautiful, Christina!! Love the candid ones… These will be treasured for sure!

  26. Island Living Midwest || A Healthy Living + Fitness Blog
    August 15, 2015 / 1:12 am

    Woah, I went on honeymoon and come back and the baby has arrived! He is absolutely beautiful and the photos are stunning. Congratulations!

  27. Ashley {Word on the Streets}
    August 18, 2015 / 10:46 am

    Gorgeous photos!! And gorgeous family! 🙂

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