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

Win a Canon DSLR + Epiphanie camera bag

May 10, 2013

Giveaway Now Closed— *Congrats to the winner: Julie S. (entry #13056) Whitney and I teamed up with some of our favorite bloggers to offer you a totally high-end Canon T4i DSLR Camera 2 Lens Bundle and a funky cool Epiphanie camera bag to carry it around. We all chipped in to buy you a nice […]

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Personalized Mother’s Day Cards (discount)

April 27, 2013

This is sort of advertise-y, but I love sending cards with my kids’ pictures on them. I’ve used Treat.com to send sympathy cards, birthday cards, and thank you cards throughout the year. I’m simply a huge procrastinator when it comes to getting something in the mail, but somehow ordering online helps me get it done. […]

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

Activity #220: Insert foot in mouth. Snap photo.

April 24, 2013

Can your baby do anything particularly incredible that your adult body can’t do? Your mission is to photograph your little companion sucking her toes or sitting in the sink for a bath. Share your baby’s contortionist achievement in the comments.

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Activity #161: Walk this way

April 18, 2013

Little pre-walkers need lots of practice and encouragement. Walk around slowly holding junior’s hands and take crazy cute pictures. If possible, get someone to take a picture from behind with baby and your adult hands supporting him – also adorable! [photo of my family by alex cave]

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

Put your babe in a mug

April 17, 2013

Follow the hashtag #babeinamug on Instagram and you’ll quickly see that this is a Thing. Thanks to the clever blogger MommyShorts, who composed the collage above, babies and mugs are being photographed with this perspective trickery — and shared on social media. If you are able to capture such a shot and participate in this […]

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Tech Tuesday: Photostream explained

April 16, 2013

Some photos are not quite worthy of Facebook, but are must-sees to extreme enthusiasts of your child. That’s why my husband and I set up a few Photo Streams on our iPhones. A photo stream is simply an album that can be shared with a group. The photos are located in the cloud, so no […]

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

Tech Tuesday: Pregnancy Time-Lapse App

March 12, 2013

Expectant parents can create a time-lapse video of their pregnancy – and get health tips along the way – through a new, free, interactive iPhone app called CineMama available from the March of Dimes. Watch your belly grow as you take as many or as few pictures as you like over the course of your […]

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Things we love: Pictures of twins

February 11, 2013

Twin parents, I know you get tired of answering our questions, especially the dumb ones. But, to the rest of us, there’s something so exciting about parenting twin children, and also? There’s something very magical about having a sibling your exact same age. (I certainly had a twin fantasy as a child. Did any of […]

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

Whit’s Picks: Photography book for moms

February 4, 2013

First, a disclosure: I know the author of this book and she is a lovely person. Second, I won mine at the EVO conference I attended in May. There was an Oprah moment where the presenters announced that everyone should reach under their chairs and that ten people would have won a copy of Elevate […]

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Makin’ it: Photo ornaments for any year

December 10, 2012

When I unpacked this 2010 ornament (below), I felt bummed out that I hadn’t made one for last year, 2011, when the boys were all in their matching jammies and Sawyer was barely out of his fourth trimester. The prior year, in an “I have my shit totally together” moment, I created this ornament on […]

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

Makin’ it: A coffee table-worthy photo book

December 3, 2012

photo: c. jane create on blurb’s facebook page Most of us don’t have the photo chops to make a book as lovely as the one I’m sharing below by Casey Mullins. She is a talented photographer (and writer) and has an eye for editing that makes her pages so beautiful that I almost want to […]

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5 Super easy outings to do with your baby

October 25, 2012

Sometimes you just gotta get out of the house. We say it all the time. You might not really want to, but if its noon and you haven’t showered yet or if it’s 4pm and you’ve been rattling around your cage all day, IT IS TIME. I’m getting stir crazy on your behalf. Armed with […]

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