As a mom, Halloween is serious business. Between finding the last Moana costume for your daughter to making a DIY pirate’s hat, there is little time to make your own costume plans for Halloween before it is 3:30 pm on October 31st.
Isn’t it strange how you don’t really feel the passing of time until you have kids? My husband and I have been together for about 12 years and yet, it felt as if time was standing still until we had our minis. Suddenly, each small marker of passing time grew more significant. She’s xx weeks old! Then it’s months and before you know it, you’re waking up on the morning of another birthday asking yourself, where did the time go?
Parenting is tough business. Often it’s a full-time job on top of a full-time job (or two), and if we’re being completely honest, no one really knows what they’re doing. It’s all just trial and error, isn’t it? A nerve-wracking trial and error, at that. Imagine being responsible for the health and wellbeing of tiny human beings who are one day going to be grown adults living in the world and one day having their own kids and…
Okay, got a little lightheaded there
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We’ve got a fun treat for October and it isn’t Halloween! We partnered with Build-A-Bear Workshop to offer a fun, FREE birthday surprise during the entire month of October!
Happy Fall! While everyone else is getting their house spooky for Halloween, I figured it would be fun to create something a little more sophisticated that matched my décor a bit better.
Birthdays are great. I mean, everybody has one, and they’re an ideal opportunity to celebrate the lives of the people we care about most. (While gorging on cake and ice cream, obviously.) But if you’re restricted to a college budget like myself, coming up with a meaningful and cost-effective gift idea can be both a headache and a hassle.
Snack Attack! Never have those words had more meaning to me than since having two young kids. Little kids have an amazing ability to go from being completely disinterested in food to ravenous in what feels like seconds. We have been on the go a ton, and for smooth sailing when the moment strikes, I try to be prepared and keep a snack at the ready.
Ah, another summer over and the air hums with the excited trepidation of starting a new school year. It’s a feeling that’s hard to shake, even as an adult. And whether you’ve finished or haven’t given a second thought to back-to-school shopping, it’s helpful to have a few books in your back pocket to gently address the recurring worries most children face when starting a new school year.
I think every wedding photographer should have a “shot list” a week before their wedding session. I also believe it is very important to have a conversation with your clients about specific images and “their must-have shots” outside of your must-have shots. This helps set the expectations and clear up any confusion post-event as well. Read More “The Must-Have Shots on Your Wedding Day – Part 1”