Photos of Growing Up

To Dreamland With Todd McHatton
Photos of Growing Up

To Dreamland With Todd McHatton

Taking photos of sleeping kids (or anyone really) can be super creepy so I don’t make a habit of doing it, but a while back my little girl drifted off to dreamland with Todd McHatton’s sentences, characters, imagination and zaniness on her mind. I had to document this moment, with […]

Photography Tip: How To Take More Interesting Photos Starting Right Now
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Photography Tip: How To Take More Interesting Photos Starting Right Now

Before we get into this photography tip, let me start by saying that I still take the photos that below, I will advise you not to take. This is because my wife still wants the straight-on shot of the famous thing(s) but I don’t linger in that mass of humanity […]

Two Kids Walking Hadrian’s Wall
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Two Kids Walking Hadrian’s Wall

In July I walked the length of the Hadrian’s Wall Trail in the north of England with 11 pals for charity. After we were finished but before my blisters had healed, my family hopped over the pond and we enjoyed a holiday in the U.K. To my surprise, because while […]

That Time I Won An Iris Award
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That Time I Won An Iris Award

A few years ago I could basically only push down upon the button and now here I am winning an Iris Award for Best Photography in parent blogging at the 2016 Mom 2.0 Summit in Laguna Niguel, California. In my speech I thanked exactly no one. Here’s a paragraph to […]

The Golf Prodigy Who Isn’t Interested In Golfing
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The Golf Prodigy Who Isn’t Interested In Golfing

Huge thanks to Kia for setting up my 12-year-old golf prodigy with a private lesson this month ahead of the Kia Classic LPGA Tournament. The problem is, despite the naturally beautiful swing, my oldest daughter doesn’t enjoy golfing. But man, look at that follow through. Scrumptious.

A Mid-Summer Snowball Fight
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A Mid-Summer Snowball Fight

Cross country road trip highlight? There were many, but the mid-summer snowball fight we had 13,000 feet up in the Rocky Mountains ranks way, way, way up on the list.

How To Road Trip
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How To Road Trip

This is how to road trip. Give them stickers and duct tape and pipe cleaners and scissors and glue and tape and…don’t turn around. They will have the time of their lives and you will, well, you will stay sane. This photo of the mouse is from day 1. It […]

Hanging On And Letting Go At The City Museum
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Hanging On And Letting Go At The City Museum

It’s not a metaphor. It’s the City Museum in St. Louis, where holding on is every bit as essential as letting go. There’s no place better to be a child in America than this rough and tumble wonderland. Read more about City Museum and other family fun spots in and […]

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