Farewell, 1st grade! #Carla Reads

Now that summer is here, we already have a big schedule ahead, however, we will not forget the importance of reading to keep developing young learning brains actively during this time of rest.

We have a full of 70ish days until school starts again on Sept 3rd. and to support my daughter’s new reading journey, I came up with the idea of starting a reading summer project called: carla_reads: 1 book per day for the whole summer!

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our 2019 Chicago SUMMER Bucket List

Chicago has soooo much to offer and time doesn’t seem to be enough, so don’t panic when you read the list. The whole point of this list (at least to me) is to have a list of options organized to look at and do whatever we feel or weather permits of doing. Summer feels endless, there is so much to discover!

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Alicia Mayorca
How to Prepare for your Newborn Photography Session - Chicago Newborn Photographer

For some reason I forgot how amazing, pure and full of emotions and contrast is the miracle of birth! If you ask me, everything should captured (including the chaos and exhaustion) because that’s part of this new story unfolding right in front of your eyes, a story as yours and intimate as nothing else and so fleeting too… Babies change so fast! Capture all the pieces and details so you can tell your baby's story and have those precious moments captured.

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Mother to Mother: Chicago Moms supporting Venezuelan Mothers

May is here, and with it comes Mother’s Day, and somehow I came up with the idea of connecting Moms around me with Venezuelan Mothers.  So, I’m here today, to offer Mother’s Day Mini Sessions to capture a slice of the beauty of motherhood, and with your purchase you will be supporting venezuelan mothers in the struggle to provide food for their kids. 

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Happy Earth Day!

EARTH day should be celebrated every day, after all, EARTH is our HOME, the one and only and for all of us!

I want to share with you a list of a few places around Chicago that will be hosting pretty cool events to celebrate Earth Day this weekend.

Let’s get greener!

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Alicia Mayorca
What to wear Guide | Chicago couples + maternity + family photography sessions

Having photos taken is very exciting and everyone wants to look their best! Here you will find a few tips on What to Wear for your Session. These tips are designed to help you create gorgeous, memorable images your clients will love for years to come. 

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