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“Say #*&%@%” – How to Survive a Family Photo Session with your Sanity (and Marriage) Intact

“Say #*&%@%” – How to Survive a Family Photo Session with your Sanity (and Marriage) Intact

By: Aimee Tafreshi There is a key phrase that can make my usually level-headed husband quake with fear and face off against his other half in a heated discussion about money, stress and the need to preserve memories for when we are two cranky old farts in an empty nest… “I think it’s time we took some family photos.” Don’t get me wrong; my husband enjoys seeing the product from these marathon photo sessions, likes the charm the framed portraits add to our home and proudly shares them with his friends on Facebook. What he does not enjoy, however, is...

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What It's All About

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What It's All About

By: Lacey Original Posting Date- 12/31/13 I remember waddling around my neighborhood while nine months pregnant mulling over every detail of the impending birth of my son.  Should I delay cord clamping? Would my water break in public? How bad do contractions really hurt?  Thank God I didn’t know the answer to that one, or I might have opted out of pregnancy altogether. All of the sudden, I came upon a beat up Subaru with a bumper sticker posing a simple yet thought-provoking question: “What If the Hokey Pokey Really is What It’s All About?” My mind stopped racing momentarily as I...

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