Picture Perfect…yet again

January 7, 2014

I’d like to say I’m starting out the year more positive and more consistent. But then if I said that I would fail on both occasions. Positive…um not this blog. Consistent…I think this is my first time blogging in 2014. Doh! Good news (maybe I am positive after all) is that I am in fact blogging and even better news is that I’m not going to say a single thing about my distaste for days couped up inside or extreme temps.

There aren’t many things I despise more than professional family pictures. Gasp. Who would say such a thing when family pictures that everyone posts on FB (which I intend to post later) and social media sights alike look like this…


What kind of awful person would say that professional pictures are horrible when they are capturing these beautiful faces and the outcome is this gorgeous picture?!?! It’s certainly not because Nicole Morisco (website here) is anything but talented and good with kids. It’s because the pain and agony my children put me through in capturing these photos is so ridiculously hard. If I didn’t have such a burning desire to capture these gorgeous faces, I would throw up my arms and vow to never do such a thing again.

So it brings me back to the age old question, how does everyone else make it look so easy?!?! This time I came armed with chocolate per successful photo, promises of Micky D’s which is like a holiday for my kids, and consequences until they turn 21 if they didn’t cooperate. And still we managed to have a whole heck of a lot of this…


And then of course there was some of that…


Let me just say it right now, those of you who are going to respond and say how cute these moments are even if they are standing all proper and smiling just right, I invite you to our next photo shoot. Tell me if you can walk away from that level of aggravation and still say how cute those moments really are.

The fact of the matter is that my little man is one. The other two had photo shoots to document this particular stage in their lives and I wanted Noah to have the same experience. So if it was just a picture I was looking for, mission accomplished. If it was a relaxing life I was looking for, I don’t need a photo shoot to remind me that I for surely don’t have that (I’m just oozing with positivity).



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