Heart on a Fence Photo: Capture A Wintery Playtime Memory

By | 2018-02-28T11:18:06+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Stories|

Impromptu photo shoots may be my favorite. I love how a spontaneous plan evolves as mere seconds tick on. Spur-of-the-moment photo shoots are like play time! Creativity emerges because it responds to some prompt. My prompt today was a snow-shaped [...]

4 Ways to Create Memories with Your Children When Traveling without Them

By | 2018-01-25T05:22:56+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Ideas, Stories|

Do you sometimes travel without your kids? I took my first trip away from my three-and-a-half-year-old daughter Eloise to visit a dear childhood friend in Washington, D.C. I’ve always been able to hug and kiss Eloise good-night, so going away [...]

12 Months of Family Portraits: Remember the Past, Enjoy the Present, and Consider Future Images

By | 2018-01-24T14:27:33+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Ideas, Stories, Tips|

Among your New Year’s goals, you might want to exercise more, drink more water, go through a neglected closet, or get a stamp in your passport. Maybe you’re a mama like me who wants to also keep up with memory [...]

’Tis the Season for Pictures: 5 Must-Photograph Holiday Moments

By | 2017-12-24T10:17:17+00:00 December 24th, 2017|Stories|

The holidays bring sweet delights, and, if you’re a parent, that likely brings the desire to share all those moments with your kids. I want my daughter Eloise to experience all the joy the Christmas season brings—and with that are [...]

Make Next Year’s October Decorations Using This Year’s New Fall Photos

By | 2017-11-02T13:37:39+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Stories, Tips|

Each fall brings a chill in the air, orange and yellow leaves tumbling about, pumpkin patch decisions, and creative whimsies of what this year’s Halloween costumes will be. I know we can expect the same weather and the same sort [...]

Take a Picture a Day for the First Year of Your Baby’s Life

By | 2017-08-04T10:17:39+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Ideas, Resources, Stories|

If I didn’t have pictures, I fear I’d forget. Photographs are gifts—glimpses of moments from the past that trigger memories and emotions. Taking a photo helps ingrain the image deeper in your own mind. You know how people sometimes hold [...]

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