June 28, 2017

New Jersey Newborn Photographer | Mt. Laurel Home | Harper

Family

Little Miss Harper Laine stayed wide awake for practically our entire session at her home in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey last week.  I get it; when literally everything is new and you’re the star of a photoshoot, you want to hang out and see all that there is to see (within 6 inches of your face).

mother and wide awake newborn baby girl

This isn’t to say that she was upset.  Not in the least.  Harper was pleasant while I was there, showing off her gorgeous Pinterest-worthy nursery (teepee, DIY flower mobile, the softest color palette) and a few questionable/fashionable headpieces.

mother and newborn baby girl in pink nursery with pink teepee flower wreath as baby mobile above crib

New mom, Jeanette, looks fabulous whenever I see her.  She’s a total workaholic and this was the first time I’ve ever seen her in one place for more than a few minutes. That being said, she’s eager to get back to work and is still coordinating umpteen projects from her nursing chair.

mother and baby girl after nursing new mom looks lovingly on baby girl in pink nurserysweet newborn baby girl laying on mothers chest

Dad, Dustin, is a proud poppa.  Despite all Jeanette’s pink influence, he has visions of his little girl being an NFL kicker.

proud father of infant baby girl at newborn photo session

Luca, their cat, finds this whole thing questionable.

greay and white cat of the house

Harper was 6 days late and made Jeanette work to see her little “fishface” with back labor.  Overall, she said it wasn’t so bad and she would gladly do it all over again.  Jeanette’s already imaging a future of pillow forts, Disney movies, soccer, and mohawks in the bathtub.

blonde mother smiling at newborn infant girlmother kissing sweet infant girl mother in chambray dress at newborn photography session in pink nursery

It was on a 12 hour drive to Michigan to visit Dustin’s family that they came up with Harper’s name.  They found out the sex as early as possible and went through all the baby books.

newborn baby girl holding on to daddys big fingers ten tiny newborn baby toes little newborn baby girl trying to eat stuffed bunny on chair

I loved getting to meet 8 day old Harper.  I can’t wait to find out which sports team she’s on in a few years!

family photo session of newborn baby girl in New Jersey

“All those cliches, those things you hear about having a baby and motherhood – all of them are true. And all of them are the most beautiful things you will ever experience.” 
~ Penelope Cruz

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