Friday, February 19, 2010

Mommy and Me

Okay, be honest with me. How many pictures do you have of yourself with your children, furbabies, etc. Think about all of the big events throughout the years--birthdays, holidays, baptisms, reunions, graduations. How many of those 100's of pictures have you in them?

I'm pretty embarrassed to say my answer. I could probably count on ONE hand, y'all. One.

Sad right? I hate thinking about when one day I'm gone. And the girls will want to see pictures of their Momma or Daddy with them--smiling and actually in a picture rather than a blob in the background or the one doing the actual picture taking.

Mommy and Me Monday at Really, Are You Serious?


Well, starting this Monday, this is all going to change. The ever fabulous and wonderful Krystyn from Really, Are You Serious? is having a fun weekly carnival called "Mommy and Me Monday".

Throughout the week you get a photo of yourself with your child{children}, create your post for Monday and then when Monday arrives hop on over to her amazing blog and link up. Easy. You can then go and visit the other linkups and comment. And remember, you do not have to be a parent. This could be with your furbaby, your significant other, etc. Just get a picture with your lovely face in it.

I know I'm going to love seeing these pictures! I rarely get to see the gorgeous faces of my readers {yes, I'm talking to you}. I see your darling children--or children on their way {whether through adoption or pregnancy}, your shoes, your food, your belly buttons {okay, the belly button bit was totally made up} and I never get to see you! I'm the worst at this--I hate how I look in pictures. I don't want to be all pose-like and fake. I want mine to actually be real {yet cute and model'ish...hahaha!}.

So remember. Mondays. Really, Are You Serious?. Photos of you.

Be there. I know I will be!

12 comments:

Mommy to a lil lady[bug] said...

Im looking forward to this!

Megan said...

Ooh, this is a GREAT idea and something that's been on my mind a lot lately. Even on the rare occasions I have someone else take a picture, I usually end up deleting it b/c I have bad hair or chubby arms or a weird look on face. No more of that!! I want my kids to look back on the pictures of their childhood and have me be a part of them. :-)

morewineplease said...

Oh girl! I am all over it! This will be so fun.. maybe because I am on my 3rd glass of wine.. but hopefully I will remember!

YEAH!!!!!!!!

Danielle said...

You are SO right. I barely have any pictures of us! What a wonderful blog carnival. I think I will participate.

Midday Escapades said...

Awesome idea. Can't wait to see the photos! Thanks for stopping over for Friday Follow.

Lynn

Shell said...

Very cool! I occasionally shove the camera in Hubs' hand and force him to take a pic that has me in it. But, it usually only happens on holidays.

Lindsay said...

oo can't wait to see the pictures :-)

Lisa Campbell said...

You have no idea! And being a photographer I think makes it worse. I don't want anyone else touching my cameras! And add to the fact that I hate having my photo taken! This will be a good challenge for me!

Jennifer-Eighty MPH Mom said...

Yay - I'm so glad you posted about this too! I think it is a wonderful idea (although my daughter is a teen - this could be tricky LOL).

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your blog design!!

Kristin said...

What a superb idea. There are so many more pics of the dude with the hubs than me!

Baby Boberg & Parents said...

This is cool. I was just complaining to my husband about this about two weeks ago-5 gazillion pics of him with our new little one later. So what does he do: takes a pic of me and "little man" asleep on the couch, pj's, pillow head, drool. Lovely!

Jennifer Leigh said...

Cute idea! I do Motherhood Monday where I tell a tale of my motherhood. This monday I'm doing my L&D of Johnny :) Last week was 18 & Pregnant. I should add a pic though!