“For I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you," says the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you a hope and future.”

What's your favorite motivational quote or scripture?

This was just one of the few questions I asked Alicia as I began to wonder how I could honor some of the mothers that I had the pleasure of photographing. With Mother's Day approaching, I wanted to take some time to highlight some extra special mothers in the MDP family. First up is Alicia Ruberio!

Alicia is married to her "Amazing husband Shelton." They are going into their 6th year of marriage. Together, they have 3 children. Two girls that are 11 and 8 and their son who is 6.

Who was your favorite band or singer when you were in high school? Usher

What's your favorite song of all time? For Your Glory by Tasha Cobbs

What's your favorite movie of all time? Anything with lots of action, love all the Fast & Furious movies, John Wick, Equalizer

What's your favorite outfits to wear as a child or teenager? Bell bottom jeans

“Her children arise and call her blessed”

What brings you the most joy about being a mother?

The love that is shared, all the precious moments, and memories we’ll have to cherish.

What role has faith played in your life?

It’s literally changed every area of my life, it’s changed how I speak, my actions, and my thoughts. It’s my lifeline!

What were you unprepared for as a new mother?

How fast my babies are growing. I didn’t realize how fast the years would go.

What's your least favorite household chores?

Washing dishes.

What are three word that describe you?




What would your perfect day be like? Describe it.

Any day where all the kids and hubby are happy and smiling. The kids are having fun with no fussing and whining. Now, that’s a good day!