Here’s what I wrote over on PAIL today. Have you taken a picture with your kiddo lately?!

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Do you take pictures of yourself with your child?

For those of you that follow me on my blog, you already know that I’m a picture freak. I love pictures, and I have taken thousands of them over the past couple of years throughout my pregnancy and the first 1o months of my daughter’s life. Sure, the majority of my pictures are candids of Stella doing anything and everything, but there are also a good number of pictures of her with her Dad and me.

There are days…many days…where I’m feeling run down, chubby, greasy, and generally unkempt. However, even on these downer days, I really truly make an effort to take pictures of my husband and I with our daughter whenever possible. This is because my favorite pictures from my childhood are the ones of me with my Mom and my Dad! I can’t imagine not having those pictures because my mom…

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  1. mcmissis · · Reply

    I saw that article, too, and it really struck a chord with me. For me, I’m too embarrassed to ask someone else to take the picture of me with them. Like they’re gonna think I’m being vain. 😦


    1. No way!! Would you think a Mom at the park was being vain if she asked you the same thing? Of course not! ASK! If I lived closer, I’d totally come take pictures of you with your girls 🙂


    2. No no I feel this as well. Man we have to stop feeling like this!


  2. Love this article and had to post myself! I definitely need to start getting more photos of Alidia and I. Like the comment above, I often don’t have anyone to take it and hate to ask, but I should!! If not for me, for Alidia. Thanks for sharing! 🙂


  3. I’ve gotta start doing the same. I feel like this past 8 months has flown by and I have hardly any shots of myself and Lil K.


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