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We are kinda obsessed with all things newborn, family, & photography related in relation to Philadelphia, The Main Line & Bucks Co. So we thought it would be cool to curate all the fun here on our blog. 

I know we're a Newborn & Family Photography Studio but it's so much more than that. Discover the latest in interior design trends, discover experts in all things newborn or family, style tips and a slew of other things we just think are fun. 

Cool, cool, cool... we know. But we really want to include your thoughts too because to curate is to collect all the best. So when you find cool things, let me know!

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My kids grandparents are a huge part of their life! Here’s the deal, I’m writing this blog as I’m sitting in the hospital while my dad is in heart surgery. If you follow me, at all, you know how close I am to both of my parents. How my dad, in particular, is always popping […]

The importance of a kid-led philosophy, you carefully selected a pre-school, private school or school district that reflects your viewpoint on how your kid(s) learns best, choosing an environment in which they will thrive, and mirrors your personal values. At Ivory Tree Portraits, we have a kid-led philosophy because we believe it’s important. A kid-led […]

Memories with your Kids: Hey there mama, this is me giving you permission to invest in what you love, memories with your kids. I know I’m not the only mom out there that’s left out of the photos. You all know, I’m not a photographer but I am my family’s photographer. I’m the one that […]

At Ivory Tree Portraits we offer Sensory Sessions all year long, but for one week only this April we’re partnering with the Eagles Autism Foundation to donate the session fee and 10% to this amazing charity. At Ivory Tree we have a kid-led philosophy for all of our sessions. It means we empower little ones […]

Embracing imperfection as a mom isn’t easy. As moms we are programed to strive for perfection. Perfection in ourselves. Perfection in the house. Perfection at work. Perfection in parenting. It’s hard to switch your mentality to embrace the imperfection. It’s card to embrace Wabi-Sabi. WABI-SABI DEFINED: In traditional Japanese aesthetics, wabi-sabi (侘び寂び) is a world view […]

Three easy steps to archive your portraits to ensure you never loose your portraits, your memories! As we welcome a brand-new year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the memories we’ve created and captured with our loved ones. And what better way to protect and preserve those memories than to archive them, ensuring you […]

I’m a women of influence, at least according to Main Line Parent! Our studio’s mission is to create a culture of inclusion, fun, and self-confidence. A little lofty for a portrait studio but to me it’s my gauge in this world. It’s the imagery, the experience and the sessions aligned with delivering a better community. […]

Building community is our mission, to create a culture of inclusion, self-confidence, fun. It’s incredibly important to me that every kid can see a family that looks like theirs. The fact that every family is unique is the core of our entire business model and central to every strategy. Our values aren’t just something fluffy […]

Stress-free Portraits

Fun little fact, we launched Bed Jumping Sessions in March of 2020. That went as you expect from anything that happened in 2020. So here we are bringing them back, Limited Edition: Bed Jumping Sessions! Creating Childhood Memories. Bed Jumping & Pillow Fights. There is something so iconic about being in your jammies, jumping on […]




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