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Hippopota Photos

Turn your kid's beloved childhood friend into a keepsake to be cherished forever. Credit: Hippopota As if propelled by some crazy hyper-time warp, kids seem to grow up in the blink of an eye. And, before you know it, cherished...A photo of your child's favorite toy provides a lasting memory.

Nicole Richie exposes Harlow to the press

Nicole Richie refuses to shield her daughter from the paparazzi. The daughter of Lionel Richie, who was quite possibly exposed to such press and scrutiny practically her whole life, made it through all that A-OK, and feels that it's wrong to keep...

Nirvana cover baby now a teenager

If there's one thing that's controversial among parents who blog, it's whether or not it's appropriate to post pictures of your children online. Some parents worry that it isn't safe, while others are concerned that their children will view it as an...

Ten ways to take artistic pictures of the kids

I think some people are convinced that I had kids only so I could justify a top-of-the-line camera, but it's not true -- I also needed someone to take pictures of. Taking pictures of people -- especially kids -- can be challenging, however. Making...

Babycakes a no-go in England

You know how shops are now putting your photographs on birthday cakes? You bring in a photo and they scan it and use, basically, an inkjet printer to print it out only, instead of ink, they use food coloring and, instead of paper, a thin sheet of...

Child photo contests

Would you enter your son or daughter in a photo contest? There are certainly a ton of them to choose from, including those that offer $25,000 in college money prize for the winners. For those of us without a lot of extra cash the concept of an...

Turn your favorite photos into a nursery mobile

We have so many photos of Wito tucked away in drawers around our house; sometimes I wonder if they will ever see the light of day. However, I might have found the answer! This Photo Mobile from Kikkerland provides a fun way to hang photos,...

Julia Roberts on photographing stars' kids

Super star mom Julia Roberts is waging her own personal campaign to get the paparazzi to stop taking pictures of celebrities' children. She's also inadvertently trying to get stars to stop giving the photo-crazy press so many photo opps. Says...

Image of the Day: Friday blues

We have been seeing many orange globes lately, so I thought we would take a slightly different path today and focus on...blue globes! I would love to know what these balls of blue light actually are, this little guy looks so intrigued by them. The...

Yet another yearbook picture

A student posing with a shotgun to show his love of trap shooting. Another wearing chain mail and with a sword resting on his shoulder. A young woman sitting backstage on a costume trunk holding a flower. What do these photos all have in common?...

Nirvana Baby all grown up

Spencer Elden's father had just graduated from art school when he got his first professional job. He was hired to work on an album cover for an up- and-coming band he'd never even heard of. Deciding he needed a baby for the photo, he threw his own...

The Penis Photo

As one of our readers noted, giving a pre-schooler a camera may not always result in the most appropriate -- or flattering -- pictures. (Heck, the same is probably true of teenagers, come to think of it.) On Sunday, I was getting dressed and...

The Junior Photographer

I have taken well over twenty thousand photos (including two or three good ones!) since Jared was born, so the kids are kinda used to seeing me with a camera. Lately, Jared had been playing with the toy cameras at school a lot and asking if he could...

Amber Alert kit

No parent wants to think that their child might get lost or abducted. Luckily, the likelihood of that happening is miniscule. Still, it can be good to be prepared. I have taken literally thousands of photos of Jared and Sara, purely for fun -- my...

Product Recall: Plush Baby Rattles and Photo Frame Ornaments

Target, of Minneapolis, Minn., in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, is voluntarily recalling their Plush Baby Rattles and Photo Frame Ornaments. Small parts can break off or come loose, posing a choking hazard. In addition, the...

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