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So you’ve decided that it’s time to find a new hair salon. Great! Not only does your stylist have the capacity to make or break your entire look and overall style. Most importantly they are in charge of keeping (or messing up) your hair. That’s a lot of responsibility, no matter where the stylist is […]

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Choosing the right midwives to care for you and your baby is one of the most important decisions you will make as a mother. It is not usually until you are deep into labor that you realize how important it is to have the right kind of people in the room with you. Personally I […]

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Things to Do in Detroit With Kids blog post by Laurel Smith Photography features a young girl smelling a wildflower bouquet in her hands in the summertime. Detroit photography locations wildflower kid vacation Detroit, Michigan #professionaldetroitphotography #familyfundetroit #laurelsmithphotography #laurelsmithfamilyphotography #detroitfamilyphotographer #thingstodoindetroitwithkids #detroitfamilyactivities #familyphotographerMichigan #DetroitFamilies #LaurelSmithDetroit

I am so excited to share with you some of my favorite places to spend quality time with my littles here in Detroit! I love getting out with my kids and exploring new places, these are all things to do in Detroit with kids that my little ones and I have enjoyed for years! Detroit […]

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Finding a pediatrician that both you and your little one like is hard to do sometimes. As a parent, you are protective over your child and want only what’s best for them. Your pediatrician should want the same thing too. But, finding one that you like, trust, and can rely on to have the health […]

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Buying toys for kids is not a walk in the park, given the numerous toy stores available in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Kids love to learn. At a very tender age, they are already inquisitive about the world around them. It is important for parents to provide toys that can help develop their motor skills as […]

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When it comes to finding a pediatrician to take care of your little one, your main priority is finding one that you can trust to have your babies’ best interest in mind. You want them to take their time, take all of your concerns and comments seriously, and assess your children’s health properly. I’ve spent […]

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Plymouth, Michigan family photographer, Laurel Smith Photography captures a mom walking through a tall grass field while holding her daughter. tall grass family photos, plymouth michigan family photographer, ivory and white maxi dress with flutter sleeves, womens medium length blonde waved hair, little girl's half up braid with bow #DetroitMichiganFamilyPhotographer #DetroitMichiganPhotographer #FamilyPhotoOutfitInspiration #PlymouthMichiganFamilyPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganPhotographer #ExtendedFamilyPhotos #DetroitMichiganFallFamilyPhotos #LetThemBeLittle #LetTheKids #DetroitMichiganLifestylePhotographer

Ann Arbor kids’ activities are plentiful, and with so much to choose from, I’ve helped make the decision that little bit easier for you by narrowing down some of the best options so that you can head out and enjoy them with your family.   There really is something for everyone in Ann Arbor, including […]

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Plymouth, Michigan photography, Laurel Smith Photography captures this playful mother and daughter twirl in a tall grass field. little girl twirling, mom and daughter dancing in field, professional plymouth michigan family photographer, falll michigan family photos, laurel smith photography, white little girl dress, white and ivory floral womens dress #DetroitMichiganFamilyPhotographer #DetroitMichiganPhotographer #FamilyPhotoOutfitInspiration #PlymouthMichiganFamilyPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganPhotographer #ExtendedFamilyPhotos #DetroitMichiganFallFamilyPhotos #LetThemBeLittle #LetTheKids #DetroitMichiganLifestylePhotographer

Going shopping for new toys is so fun for both your children and you – seeing what they like and don’t like is always so interesting as a parent. Each of your kids is different in what they like to play with. These Detroit toy stores have something for all of your kids! Whether they […]

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Beautiful candid photo of a father and mother walking in a dandelion field with their two young children wearing neutral white and tan outfits taken by Laurel Smith Photography in Detroit, Michigan. Family picture advice Germantown Michigan family photographer Laurel Smith #laurelsmithphotography #familyphotographer #familyphotos #grandrapidsphotographer #michiganfamilyphotographer #germantownphotographer #familyphototips #detroitfamilyphotographer #familypictureadvice #familypictures

Capturing your little ones during all stages of life helps to keep those memories alive long after they’ve grown up. However, actually getting those kids to cooperate so the whole family can enjoy the photo session experience can be quite a challenge. I’ve discovered the best five tips you can do to help your family […]

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Greater Detroit, Michigan newborn photographer, Laurel Smith Photography captures this new family holding their newborn son during this newborn session. newborn photographer greater detroit michigan photographer, new dad holding his newborn son in a loose white swaddle, up-close newborn photos #GreaterDetroitPhotographer #MichiganFamilyPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganFamilyPhotographer #MichiganMaternityPhotos #StudioMaternityPhotos #Pregnant #ExpectantMother #NewbornPhotos #MichiganNewbornPhotographer

As a maternity, newborn, and family photographer, I truly love watching families grow over the years. As a mother, I understand how quickly your little ones change in the blink of an eye. It is for those two reasons why you should choose the Laurel Smith Photography Membership so that you are easily able to […]

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