Should Your Child Be as Airbrushed as a Supermodel?

You need the Flash Player to view this. Click here to install. That shiner your kid got last weekend on the playground? Abracadabra! It's gone! Same goes for that cowlick that makes him look like Alfalfa from "The Little Rascals." A wave of th...Got a zit on school picture day? Drop the concealer and don't freak out -- you can airbrush that.

Is It Wrong to Retouch School Pictures?

Do you want to see that zit at your 20-year reunion? Credit: Chris Oberhholtz/Kansas City Star/MCT
Retouching -- it's not just for models anymore. According to a recent article in the New York Times, the practice of touching up school pictures...
What parent or child wants to remember the giant zit they had on Class Picture Day?

Mom Says Keeping Her Son Out of Class Photo is (Literally) Bad Form

At some schools, if you don't want your kids talking to the media, they can't get their picture in the yearbook. Credit: Getty Images
Analyse Davis woke up to her 7-year-old son crying at 6 a.m. He said his teacher wouldn't let him pose with the ...
School shields students from "media," including yearbooks and class photos.

Student Banned From High School Yearbook For Making Funny Face

A Texas teen with a sense of humor had her picture removed from the high school yearbook for making a funny face for the camera. Fifteen-year-old Charlie Patton of San Antonio, Texas, mugged for her fellow students on picture day to get them to sm...

The Smile, A Predictor of Marriage Success, Study Shows

A child who smiles in his class picture is more likely to have a happy marriage. Credit: PictureQuest
Say cheese! Kids with big smiles on class-picture day are more likely to have a happy and successful marriage. A DePauw University stud...

Would you retouch your kid's photos?

On the table next to my bed I have Ellie's first grade school photo. It's the last thing I see each night before I turn out the lights and it never fails to make me smile. In the photo, her hair is a little messy, the collar of her shirt is turned up...


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