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April delafuente

Some of you may know me and some of you do not. My name is April DelaFuente and I am a mom blogger and photographer. Lover of Chipotle, pico de gallo, sweet tea,  tennis, and DIY projects. My handsome bearded husband Uli and I have been together for 7 1/2 years but will be married 5 […]

Seriously… Let’s Stop The Mom-Shaming | El Paso Photographer

I had so much fun taking Aria’s first birthday photos. Can you believe that these photos were taken in my backyard? I didn’t have a babysitter and Aria’s mom suggested my yard. I am so glad that she did! Eli on the other hand,  was not happy. While I was photographing Aria, he was on […]

1st Birthday | Aria | El Paso Child Photographer

REAL LIFE. POSTPARTUM BODY You just grew a tiny human in your belly. You felt kicks, punches, and hiccups. You may have had nausea or heartburn. You may have felt every ache and pain as time got closer to delivering. You may have gotten stretch marks. You may have gained 15 pounds or 50 pounds. […]

Postpartum Bodies | El Paso Photographer

I have been debating whether to post this self portrait. I have this love/hate relationship with breastfeeding. First, Eli only takes a bottle when he wants to. Then there’s mastitis… I have had it three times and two of those times required antibiotics. I felt so bad that I thought I was dying. I wouldn’t […]

Love/Hate with Breastfeeding | El Paso Photographer