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Mom got braces!

I am a 33-year-old woman, a mother of two, and I have braces. This is the second time I have had braces. My teeth have shifted just enough to cause some crowding and an open bite. Nothing too severe just enough to drive me crazy. So I decided to get braces again and let me […]

When your kid gets stuck in the bushes

My kids are great at doing the exact opposite of what I tell them. Will, who is six and a half, has been especially non-compliant. He ran outside and asked for his sled to play on the bushes. Of course I said “No, do not sled on the bushes!” So how did he interpret that? […]

Family Photos: A guide to a stress-free experience

As a photographer and a mom of two boys, I know first-hand how stressful and chaotic scheduling family photos can be.  Here is my guide to a wonderfully enjoyable photography experience. 1) Plan ahead. Schedule your session 4-6 weeks in advance. This gives you time to coordinate outfits. 2) Select the right outfits. Choose colors that are appropriate […]