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How To Get The Perfect Family Holiday Photo In 18 'Easy' Steps

Deva Dalporto | Posted 12.15.2015 | Parents
Deva Dalporto

It's that time of year again! When parents everywhere get their kids all gussied up and attempt to take a holiday card photo...

This Family Has Taken Christmas Photos With Santa For 50 Years

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.15.2015 | Fifty

It's cool to meet the mall Santa when you're 6-years-old ... but we think it might be a tad embarrassing when you're 16. But for the Sedlak siblings, ...

These 13 Holiday Cards Featuring Twins And Triplets Will Melt Your Heart Again And Again

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2015 | Parents

Twins dressed as elves. Triplets dressed as reindeer. 'Tis the season to celebrate multiples!

Genius Tricks For Showing Off All Those Family Photos

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 12.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

Showing off family photos in your home is a surprisingly big decorating challenge. Picking the frame, choosing the size, selecting the room where it w...

What Happened When I Got In The Picture

Bridget Forney | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
Bridget Forney

I'm a hard-working, thinking, fun-loving person AND I'm a mother. I think that's true for most mothers and I hope these pictures help my family think of me as a person who is more than just a mom. It definitely made me think that of myself, which perhaps, was the most empowering feeling ever.

5 Things Nigel Barker Wants You To Know About Taking Family Photos

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.03.2015 | Parents

"America's Next Top Model" fans know Nigel Barker for his stunning images of aspiring supermodels. But the noted fashion photographer and father of tw...

Image Of 101-Year-Old With Baby Sparks Unbelievable Response

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.01.2015 | Fifty

Even Patrick Quinn, co-founder of the popular Life of Dad social media network for dads, was shocked by the flood of photos the site received after po...

16 Beautiful Photos Show Why Great-Grandparents Are So Special

The Huffington Post | Damon Scheleur and Shelley Emling | Posted 03.31.2015 | Fifty

"We have been blessed to have our children meet and get to spend time with their great-grandparents," said Trista Larson, who shared a photo of her 80...

When Your Parents Were Lovers

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 05.20.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

The grainy, black-and-white photographs from 1946 fluttered to the floor, free from decades of bondage among hundreds of photos in my mother's leather albums. I picked up the images and stared at my parents and strained to imagine the young couple in love.

Family Resemblance

Rachael Rifkin | Posted 03.16.2015 | Arts
Rachael Rifkin

As a personal historian, I've had many people tell me that they regret not knowing more of their family stories. I hope this project encourages people to take an active interest in their family history. Because the more we know about our family history, the more we know about ourselves.

The Holiday Card You Won't See

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

I'm having a challenging time coming up with goals for 2015. It's looking like more of the same, which truly isn't the worst thing in the world, but I was hoping to find a little more intention.

Mom Puts Herself Back Into Family Pictures In Bold, Daring Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents

After working as a dancer and actress for most of her life, mom Susan Copich experienced a flood of discouraging emotions when her agent stopped calli...

In a Nutshell: What Inspired Me to Become a Photographer

Giovanni Savino | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
Giovanni Savino

During yet another cold winter evening, nothing worth watching on the only black and white television channel available in those days, my maternal grandparents would fill the wooden oven with chestnuts and, while waiting for them to roast, they would pull out the photos.

Mom Captures Everyday Beauty In 365-Day Photo Project

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 10.13.2014 | Parents

Ginger Unzueta finds joy in the details: her children's messes, their big smiles, their cuddles. To document life's fleeting moments, the photographer...

We Asked To See Your Beautiful Black Fathers, And Here They Are

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 10.11.2014 | Black Voices

The media's attack on the image of black fatherhood is nothing new. In response to reports about the myth surrounding black fatherhood, we wanted t...

The Jealousy Trap: Those Deceiving Family Photos

Carrie Kenny | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Carrie Kenny

Someone looking at my old albums might see a picture of me as a new mom, holding a sleeping baby and think how precious and sweet it is. I remember what that was really like. The lighting in the picture hides the spit up on my shirt.

Why Single Mom Selfies Are So Important

Jessica Ashley | Posted 08.24.2014 | Parents
Jessica Ashley

Counting myself in has been one of the greatest exercises of being a single mother, and it has not always been easy. Even when the numbers only go up to TWO, adding myself in -- and then clicking the camera button -- has reinforced with each photo that I am important, my face matters, I am still here.

Why I Take So Many Pictures

Leslie Blanche | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Leslie Blanche

I'm not photo-obsessed. I spend plenty of time playing and laughing with my family without a phone or camera in my hand. With that being said, there are currently 2,390 pictures in my camera roll on my phone.

The Power of Photographs

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 06.29.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Where does all the time go? Does it sit in a plastic bin of photos, waiting to be let out like a genie in a bottle, taking me back to moments I would never remember without these glossy images to remind me?

Why Our 'Imperfect' Moments Are Perfect To Our Children

Allison Tate | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Allison Tate

Mom was there. That's what is important. THAT'S what is perfect, in the eyes of our children. I know this from experience.

Wonderful Winter Photos Within Reach

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Jamie Davis Smith

From using window light to learning how to work with snow to get the best results winter can be a great opportunity to learn a few new tricks and captures some beautiful images.

Don't Let Your Family Photos Fade Away

Heather Spohr | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Heather Spohr

If you're anything like me, you're the type of person who wants to preserve family memories (and your record of family road trips) for posterity. And of course, if your family is anything like mine, you're also likely to find that easier said than done.

It Took More To Get This Family Photo Than I Ever Expected

Tarja Parssinen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Tarja Parssinen

Is it so wrong to want an amazing photograph of my family with my extended family with everyone's eyes open? IS THAT SO WRONG?

Why Blurry Photos Make Me Smile

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

There was my darling firstborn bundled in his infant snowsuit, wrapped as tightly as a mummy, just before we strapped him in the car seat. I remember the way he blinked twice in surprise when a snowflake feathered from the sky and landed plop on his nose.

LOOK: Halloween Gets VERY Awkward

Posted 10.31.2013 | Parents

Family Halloween costumes can be clever and outstandingly imaginative. But sometimes, they're just awkward. From a too-literal take on a rainbow to...