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Welcome to A Thousand Words Photography

The Milestones Package

There's nothing that takes away your breath more than a small, perfect, and cuddly newborn baby. After experiencing pregnancy and motherhood myself, I realize how quickly little ones change. Each stage holds its own precious beauty. Each stage needs to be preserved for life!

I so enjoy getting to know you, your family, and your baby. From all of the classic, traditional poses, to all of the traits that make your little one so special-I love watching their personalities grow and unfold at each stage of their little life. 

Frequently Asked Questions

When do I schedule a newborn session?

You should contact me in the beginning of your pregnancy. Due to the ongoing scheduling requirements of a Milestones Package, I book rather quickly-and I reserve spots for these sessions months in advance!

What do I have to do to prepare for the newborn session?

Make sure your new babe is fed-but then, try to relax! We will take the lead!

I have various items for your newborn session (buckets/baskets, etc) but feel free to bring your own props/ideas!

I also have several wraps, knitted items, etc. but if your baby has a special or meaningful item, be sure to bring that along!

We understand that we are on the baby's schedule, so usually newborn sessions can take longer than other sessions. That's okay! You can take breaks to feed, change, or cuddle your little one!

Do I need to call you ahead of time for each Milestone Session?

No! I reserve a time slot for you around the time of your baby's milestone marks, so you don't have to worry about getting into my schedule. I will get a hold of you in advance to find a date/time that works for you!

When does a newborn session take place?

Newborn photos are best within the first 10 days of birth (this is when babies are the sleepiest/most fresh)! Contact me as soon as you have your little bundle, and we will do our best to find a time for the session within that time frame!

Can I include sibling/family members in a Milestone session?

The newborn session automatically will include photos with siblings/family. This is such a special time in your life, and we want to document it!

The other sessions do not include other members besides the Milestones kiddo. If you would like family photos at the same time-no problem! Contact me, and we'll work something out to fit your needs!

What do I need to take along?

I have a huge amount of props for you to choose from! If you have any special ideas, or any meaningful items that your child loves, please bring those along! Let me know if you have any special ideas ahead of time, so I can best prepare for the session!



The Milestones Package includes the sitting fees for major milestone moments in your kiddo's first year:

  • Newborn Session
  • 4 Month Session  
  • 8 Month Session
  • 1 Year Session

Also included in the Milestones package is 25 free 4x6 single-sided baby announcements!

When we have completed each of your baby's four sessions, you will receive a free coffee table book (custom designed by me!:), recapping your baby's first year milestones!

The Milestones Package can be purchased at a cost of $300!