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

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

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

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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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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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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