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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Important

08/03/2015

Im a big sinner in this department. I always seems to end up taking pictures of family members with my baby but Im hardly ever in them.

Thank you

07/28/2015

Very good advice

seasoned n new moms get in the

Mandy 07/26/2015

I love this idea. Pictures are my treasures! Moments in time you can go back to and remember. I think new moms and current moms should read this and think about it bc you know its TRUE! :-)

Selfies

07/21/2015

I can only get in the picture with my 4 month old if we are taking an #usie lol

Mommy and me

07/19/2015

My baby is already 3 months old and I just realized I am only in a handful of the pictures. Guess it is time to share the photo taking responsibility!

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