Get in the picture: Family snaps with your baby

Get in the picture: Family snaps with your baby

How about a family shot with you actually in it? Maybe it’s time to let someone else take the picture.

With a new little one in the family, everyday has its fair share of special moments. While this shouldn't deter you from capturing them, remember that you're part of the family, too.

Browse through the photos you have of your child – exactly how many are you in? You were there, yes, but as the person behind the camera.

Evaluate the moment. When you're thinking about taking a picture, take a second and assess what's going on. Whose moment is it? Is it your baby's first haircut? Is it the first time your new family is bringing your child over to the in-laws? In both of these situations, the odds are you're taking the keepsake photo.

Give yourself a break. It's time to ask someone else to take the photo, so you can experience and capture the moment at the same time. It may be hard to relinquish your role as the recorder-in-chief, but these moments only happen once. Go ahead and hand over the camera!

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Mommy and Baby First Pic


Thanks to my coworker being there when my son was born I have a memorable pics of the first time I held my baby after surgery. My husband was out of town and I was so sad. A couple of hours had passed before I got to hold my precious angel right after birth. My first c section.

Momma Pics


I am huge in to photography and take *ahem* thousands of pictures in my babies first two years. I started crying the other day when I realized I am in maybe 1 out of every 200.

in the picture


Wouldn't it be nice to always have someone to give the camera to to capture the perfect moment!

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Especially with the ease of using cell phone cameras my kids grab it or the camera to snap pictures of everyone. Since that happens we're all in the pictures now.

Getting in the picture


I have noticed as well that I have a lot of pictures of my kids and then some with my husband and my kids. But when I look at the ones that I am in, they are all selfies with the kiddos. I have complained to my husband before as to why he doesn't pick up the camera and take pictures of me and the kids during moments. Without having to ask him to take them and all be posed. lol

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