Take Great Photos of Your Family
(Inside: Great family photos are a gift. I love looking back at the photos I’ve taken. And there are so many fun filters to play with. Read on…)
I love taking great photos of my family. And I love extending that hobby to other families.
My head knows that hobbies empower us. They build our confidence and improve our self-esteem. Hobbies also provide us with a creative outlet and way to reduce our stress.
But my heart often tells me I should be using my time more wisely.
As moms, we can feel like we shouldn’t pursue our hobbies.
Yes, we don’t have the same time as our retired neighbor, but keeping our hobbies at a low simmer is good for us – and our kids.
That skill set…they can take anywhere.
So, go ahead – make room for your hobby.
If yours is photography too, take lots of pictures. Play with all the fun filters on your computer and phone. You will get some great pictures of your family. Ones that you will cherish looking back on.
And, as a bonus?
You kids will learn good things from watching you.
I had a chance to take some pictures of these lovely families. Here are a few of my favorites.
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Cheryl is a mom of 3 boys, wife, speaker, high school teacher, and author of Empowered Moms & Kids. She has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and is passionate about learning and teaching. On www.empoweredmomsandkids.com you’ll find inspiration and encouragement for moms raising tweens and/or teens. Read more in the “about” section of this page.
Great pictures. Beautiful family!
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Oh my God I totally loved your post. All these pictures are really beautiful, I totally loved all of them and after reading your post I am actually willing to have a family photoshot