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Dear Magali Grace, It’s been one year since you greeted us earth-side with your first cry in the operating room. I remember when Dr. Rosengarten lifted you over the curtains at the hospital, I broke down in tears. Going into the OR, I had no idea how I was going to feel and the minute […]

Happy 1st Birthday, Magali Grace

Jun 9, 2020

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We wait and we wait. The moment is here and we finally get to live the dream that we’ve been dreaming. Then we find out about the struggles and the anxiety that come along with this beautiful new role. We have become their protectors and their guiding light. Each day feels like a marathon of […]

what is MOTHERHOOD photography?

May 21, 2020

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After five months of back and forth with late-night emails. Six years of connecting with you guys on social media, the new and rebrand of Raesd with Grace by Amy Teixeira is finally here. I’ve never felt more purpose, passion and love for what I do. I think transitioning into motherhood and photography over the […]

Welcome! A New Look For Raesd With Grace

May 15, 2020

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I never realized how much my kids and I thrived on connection and activities outside of the home. With everything canceled and not being able to leave the house regularly, trying to keep them engaged and excited has been such a wild ride! Set schedules don’t work in our home because 1. my kids are […]

Finding A Rhythm During Covid-19

Apr 26, 2020

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I recently added a little vanity/getting ready area and a reading nook to Aliyana’s bedroom. I should’ve done the getting area a little earlier but I was definitely procrastinating…. nonetheless, it’s finally up and she LOVES it! The why behind this update is to promote more independence when getting ready in the morning or for […]

Aliyana’s Bedroom Update

Mar 13, 2020

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I still oftentimes catch myself saying “Good Job” to everything Aliyana and Magali does well-ish. Even when it’s a daily routine or an activity and it ends with something remotely good, I hear myself shouting good job across the hall. “Good Job, you put on your shoes! Good job, you put on your coat! Good […]

Why I’m trying to stop saying”Good Job”

Feb 29, 2020

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After having relatively larger parties for Aliyana first two birthdays, I realized I wanted to do something different for her 3rd. Birthday celebrations usually come along with a lot of ‘stuff’ and we are so beyond blessed to have such generous friends and family that love her so much. However, as you know I’m not […]

Aliyana’s 3rd Birthday

Feb 29, 2020

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The time has finally come to close one chapter and introduce another. This has been on my mind for a few years now – pretty much since I closed Confetti & Co. 4 years ago. Today, I think I’m finally ready. I know it’s just an instagram handle but so many memories, connections and friendships […]

Introducing @RaesdwithGrace

Jan 14, 2020

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To kick off this holiday season, I want to give you guys a chance to win some of my favourite items – for you, your tiny humans and for your home! First off, thank you so much for following along my journey into motherhood and life as a marriage + motherhood photographer. This past two […]

8 Days of Giveaway!

Dec 10, 2019

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I’m partnering with Anthem this holiday season to bring you Santa Photos – free with a non-perishable food donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank! If you guys know me and have been following along for a while, you’ll know I don’t do a lot of partnerships BUT When Anthem approached me with this idea, […]

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Nov 26, 2019

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