Help Us Choose Michael’s Six-Month Portraits!

Let’s talk kids’ portraits today, because after yesterday we need a change of focus. Right? Show of hands: do you love or loathe going to get your kids’ pictures taken? I loved it for a while, but the process got frustrating–policies and procedures in those department store studios are a pain in the neck, and…

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Special Exposure: Pixie and Pixie

Look who got a big girl bed this weekend! It was quite the adventure, involving two trips to the store (we thought we had a mattress in the closet, so we bought a box spring. And upon assembly, discovered we were remembering backward) and throwing it together after bath, before bed. Julianna was so excited.…

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In The Background

There are too many pictures on my computer. Digital photography has absolved us from wasted money and resources. So now we’re profligate with our picture-taking, knowing we can delete whatever isn’t worth keeping. Except we don’t. At least, I don’t. I can’t bear to part with them. For instance: Last night I set out to…

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A Test For My Readers

So here’s the test, to see if my boys really do all look alike, or if they can be distinguished in their baby pictures. Are you ready? Leave me a comment and tell me which one you think is Alex, which one is Nicholas, and which one is Michael. And tomorrow I’ll leave you the answers.…

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A Visit to Hannibal

After yesterday’s manifesto, I think I owe you something light and fluffy. Like pictures of a family trip. We’re really not in the “family vacation” age range. The idea of forking over a bazillion dollars to go someplace and be stressed out and miss nap times and have two of the kids not remember one…

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