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Inventive ideas for putting your baby in front of the camera and enjoying the resulting pictures

Activity #88: Whiteboard your baby’s innermost thoughts

January 21, 2014

We admired this adorable idea from blogger Jen Johnson on Pinterest. What a cute way to capture and share baby news. Keep in mind that her lighting is absolutely perfect and unless you live in a photography studio, yours might be less so. I’m not sure about the painted frame around the whiteboard. Looks like […]

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Activity #326: Find your celebrity baby match

January 21, 2014

Are you pregnant right now? Like, at the same time as Kerry Washington? If so, then you will forever be linked (in your mind, sorry!) as celebrity baby matches. So, if you are obsessing over the Kimya baby or have memorized more than the normal person’s share of information about Kate Winslet’s third child, we’re […]

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Inventive ideas for putting your baby in front of the camera and enjoying the resulting pictures

3-month old dressed up as a boxer, a ballerina, a Mexican wrestler, and more

January 15, 2014

The totally awesome Pregnant Chicken tipped me off to this series of photographs by French artist Malo, who dressed his enfant up in an array of impeccable costumes for these photographs. See Malo’s site for more of these photos. While I’m impressed by the concept and composition of the photos, what I really want to […]

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Photo ornament in less than 10 minutes for less than $10

December 11, 2013

I’m super excited to report that in less than 10 minutes for less than $10 (plus shipping), I am totally on trend with a flipping adorable ornament of my children. When Whitney told us that funky shapes are all the rage for holiday cards, I thought, “Bah! That just costs more in postage.” And now […]

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Inventive ideas for putting your baby in front of the camera and enjoying the resulting pictures

Holiday card picks from a holiday card floozy

November 12, 2013

Heather likes it when I pick her holiday card, so this year’s annual, “Ooh, look at all the pretty cards” post will have a secondary goal of helping her find one that she likes. Two years ago, I declared myself a Holiday Card Ho because I ordered from three different companies in order to make […]

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My frustrating holiday family photos: A gallery of failed shots

November 4, 2013

All I want for Hanukkah Christmas is a picture of my family of four that conveys two simple feelings: happy and relaxed. This photo will go on my holiday card, which I usually order from Tiny Prints, and be mailed to a long list of friends and family across the country. The light, the weather […]

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Inventive ideas for putting your baby in front of the camera and enjoying the resulting pictures

Now it’s easy to take 365 pictures in a year

October 31, 2013

I’ve been wanting to do the Project 365 (take a photo a day for a year) thing since 2006 and I did it! And then some. Now I just gotta get all those pictures together and wallpaper my office or make a book. I used the app Project 365 to remind me to take and […]

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Ashlee Wells Jackson thinks you’re beautiful

October 28, 2013

Do you love your 4th trimester body? If you’re like me, then you don’t. But if you’re more like Ashlee Wells Jackson, you recognize that motherhood, pregnancy, and breastfeeding change women’s bodies in real, beautiful, and necessary ways that shouldn’t be denied or hidden. Dang. The 4th Trimester Bodies Project is an ongoing photo documentary […]

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Inventive ideas for putting your baby in front of the camera and enjoying the resulting pictures

Flashback Friday: Boys at the park

September 20, 2013

Babies in swings: Holden (L) and Julian (R) circa Sep 2005 Buddies on the play structure Holden (L) and Julian (R) circa Sep 2008 These boys are now eight years old and on the same soccer team; this is the closest thing I can get for a photo together. Holden (L) and Julian (R) playing soccer […]

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Dangerous baby photo inspiration from Someday I’ll Learn

September 2, 2013

I am excited to share more fun photos to share with you from Chelsea and Nate Day. I call these the Danger Baby series. Degree of Difficulty = EASY Baby driving a car, just add parked car.  Degree of Difficulty = Medium Baby as football, just add strong arm Baby flying, be careful. Degree of […]

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Inventive ideas for putting your baby in front of the camera and enjoying the resulting pictures

One day this Summer, a geeky mom looks back

August 27, 2013

  Click to see larger I couldn’t resist snapping a picture when the day rolled around that my children hit these specific ages. Holden was 21.5 months old when Milo was born (and now Sawyer is that age); Holden was 6.5 years old when Sawyer was born (and now Milo is that age). Nerd-tastic, right? […]

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Activity #102: Photograph your baby ALONE alone

June 6, 2013

Chelsea Day and her husband, Nate, have a special ritual whenever they’re alone with the baby for any length of time. They take pictures of their little one alone like alone alone (dare I say abandoned?) and text them to each other. We met Chelsea at the Mom 2.0 conference on a bus and she […]

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