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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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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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What is prenatal yoga? No matter what stage you are at in your pregnancy, finding ways to relax and stay in shape is a good thing. Prenatal yoga is one of the best ways to do just that – it helps your body and mind to relax while also staying fit throughout your pregnancy. Keep reading […]

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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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Whether you are expecting your first kid or your third kid, having a midwife by your side is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby. They help you through your labor, delivery, and postpartum experience. They also are a great support system to have. If you’ve never had a […]

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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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The details on this dress are perfect for family pictures with Laurel Smith Photography in Metro-Detroit, Michigan. Floral floor length dress cream color natural palette outfit inspo family pictures needle and thread maxi dress Michigan family photographer #laurelsmithphotography #detroitphotography #michiganfamilyphotographer #familyphotos #maternityphotos #outfitinspo #dressyourbest #detroitfamilyphotographer #whattowear #familypictures #michiganmaternityphotographer

Some of the most common questions I get from women are regarding outfit choices for an upcoming family or maternity session. It’s a valid question, and really important to me because I want nothing more than to help each client feel their absolute best and completely confident. Confidence leads to better smiles and greater satisfaction […]

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