Tif is a wife, mother to a passionate little boy and bold little girl, DIY connoisseur, mental health advocate, and an artist of many forms. She is a stay at home mom by day and creative industry business owner by night. Although she has spent most of her life in cities (Milwaukee, NYC, Chicago, and Las Vegas), her family moved to the Waukesha suburbs in 2018. Besides her family, she loves high fashion editorials, documentaries, people watching, Mexican food, and slam poetry.

My Imperfections Bring My Children Joy

    We all have those things related to our personal appearance that we wish we could change. For some, it may be their hair, and for others, it could be how one eye is slightly...

I Got Hand Foot And Mouth Disease Trying To Be A Good Mom

  I had my first child when I turned 30. I am the youngest in my family and had very little exposure to babies before having my own. Throughout my 20’s, I had been told...
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What To Wear For Family Photos

  How To Choose Clothes for Family Photos As a family photographer, one of the questions I get the most is “What should I wear?” It seems easy enough, right? You pick out clothes for yourself...

Biracial in the Burbs

I'm Biracial. Growing up, I was never aware that my race or the color of my skin meant something. My father’s skin was black and my mother’s skin was white. Racial differences weren't any different...

3 Steps To Keeping Your House Clean-ish

When you live with children, it is nearly impossible to keep your house clean at all times. Clean-ish, however, is doable. A clean house makes me happy. I enjoy being able to find things without...

The Importance of Black Barbie

When I was a young girl, I loved Barbies. I had so many barbies. I remember counting them one time; it was upwards of 70 Barbies. Mattel has a Barbie for any kid. There...

My Marriage Comes First

Growing up, I didn’t have the best example of a healthy marital relationship. As a result, I have had my share of unhealthy relationships. I even had an extremely abusive one, and I am still putting...

I Got PMDD After My Second Child

For as long as I can remember, I have had a less than ideal menstrual cycle. One of the strongest memories of my teen years is falling into a ball in the shower because the...