A Mighty Wind - Behind The Awkwardness

A Mighty Wind

It was crazy windy and this was the only day to take our yearly Christmas pictures that fit our busy schedule. My husband is trying to hold our 1 year old as he’s wiggling around kicking his legs and knocking our middle child in the head causing him to scream. I am trying to keep calm while I’m holding him with a half smile on my face. While our oldest son is waiting patiently for our family photographer  to say, ‘Cheese!’ Needless to say, this picture did make it on the Christmas card and everyone loved it!

(submitted by Neomi)

Family Bliss - Family Portrait

Family Bliss

“Pure Family Time Bliss… our photographer told us to kiss trying to show how cute our family is together. This is what she captured. ”

(via source)

The Fight Before Christmas - Christmas

The Fight Before Christmas

“We were trying to create a winter wonderland scene and save money by shooting our own picture. We ended up with almost 90 photos that all looked like this, so we just went with it and this year I got actual requests to post this card.”

(submitted by Heather)

BFFs - Siblings

BFFs

“My sister had separation issues as a child…I learned to deal with it at an early age.”

(submitted by Michele)

Milk Of Magnesia - Halloween

Milk Of Magnesia

“I took pride in creating my own costumes. I thought this costume would generate a lot of laughs. In retrospect, constipation is more funny to 9 year-olds than the population as a whole.”

(submitted by Quinn)

Thumb Drive - Birthdays

Thumb Drive

“A friend of mine ordered a picture cake and gave the woman a thumb drive with the picture she wanted to use. When my friend went to pick it up, this is what was waiting for her. My friend thought it was hysterical and didn’t give them a hard time. The woman’s manager insisted on giving her this one as well as the corrected cake for free. She said “I thanked the girl profusely. The rest of the staff at the store had a field day with it when I went through the check out. In the end, I paid half price for one cake because they didn’t have the proper filling, and nothing, of course, for the USB cake.”


The corrected cake.

(via source)

The Gift - Christmas

The Gift

“Just found this gem. My second child pulled down my shirt at just the right moment for this photo, giving the elf photographer a little more than he bargained for!”

(submitted by Heather)

Public Displays Of Affection - Family Portrait

Public Displays Of Affection

“During our holiday family photo shoot this year, we wanted to recreate a cute one we got last year when Tommy was just a baby. It didn’t quite turn out like we hoped it would…next time I guess mom should avoid sticking her nose in his eye.”

(submitted by Amy, photography by Laura Parker/Happily Ever Parker)

Just What The Doctor Ordered - Mom

Just What The Doctor Ordered

“My husband is a doctor and my youngest son thought it would be fun to write a prescription for his mom on a random prescription pad he found on his dad’s desk.  We do not live in the Salty Balls Trailer Park btw.”

(submitted by Georgianna)

Kitestar - Photos

Kitestar

“That’s me in the background unsuccessfully trying to get a kite to stay airborn. No, show tunes were not involved and neither were adult beverages. I don’t think my daughter and her friend had a clue, but their faces just round-out the awkwardness here. Photo was taken by a long-time friend who finds it an effective blackmail tool.”

(submitted by Larry)