Sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands. Years have gone by and if you flip through our family photos you will see maybe 1 or 2 images with my children and I. Last year I bought myself, my own Mothers Day session with a local photographer so that I would have images with all my kids. The other day I was out to lunch with our cousin Maryellen and she mentioned how easy it was to take images of myself with a little thing called a remote! Stop the bus! All I need is a remote? Sold. That afternoon I was searching for the perfect tripod and remote on Amazon.
Well they came today. insert – Happy Dance. It is ironic they came today. On a day I am feeling all, yuck. I flipped through 110 things I would like to change about myself this afternoon as I was shuffling my kids to the dentist. It is hard to embrace my own self sometimes. I have never been 100% comfortable in my own skin. Whether it is my hair, weight, height, feet. What ever. There has always been something.
I continue to work on over coming that. Being the best me I can be and being proud of who I am regardless. That is what is beautiful anyway.
So today as I ventured out to the sunset with my oldest and youngest, my bookends, I let loose. I enjoyed them and I enjoyed myself. I decided any image that has my kids and myself in it is and will always be my favorite.
Try it friends get out there and have Dad hold the camera for once. Enjoy yourself and the beautiful beings you and he created! Oh and enjoy a sunset because sunsets make everything better. everything.