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

7 tips for frightfully good Halloween photos

October 23, 2012

Rookie dad and camera gadget junkie Brian Russell wrote to us and offered to share photography tips  for Halloween. His own twins Max and Wyatt are a bit too young for candy, but not for costumes. For parents wanting to capture the night’s special moments on camera, it can seem like a trifecta of tricky […]

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Use baby as a prop in your Halloween costume

October 4, 2012

Now that you have your very own baby, your Halloween costume options have really expanded. If your baby is pretty new, she can be carted around with you, with no regard to bedtime. Enjoy it while it lasts. A few ways use your baby as a fun prop or sidekick to your own costume. Some […]

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

An app I really wish I had when I was a rookie mom

September 28, 2012

You know all those cute photo series of babies that clever parents take, showing how they grow over months or weeks? Our friend Karen is doing one like that. Here are the first five months of her baby’s growth: Pretty clever, you must agree. The rest of us usually complain that we are not organized […]

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Activity #222: Shoot ‘em from behind

September 7, 2012

Taking pictures of new standers, cruisers, and walkers is most adorable from the backside. Allow me to demonstrate.

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

What do you DO with your pictures?

August 14, 2012

This is the third and final post in my series sponsored by Windows Phone. I have no data to back me up, but I’m going to assert that on the very day one becomes a parent, the number of times per hour she snaps a photo increases tenfold. What do you think of my guesstimate? […]

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Makin’ it: Thank you notes out of your own photographs

July 30, 2012

I’ve been making cards, like the one above, from photos of my kids since they were born. I learned Photoshop as part of my first real job; I made graphics for movies each week, essentially creating a miniature version of the film’s poster with the title font and an image. Knowing my way around that […]

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