Wednesday, September 28, 2011

picture me {im}perfectly.bossy

if you know me, 
you know that i tend to be bossy.
quite bossy.

i'm the oldest of four children, 
so i think it comes naturally to me.
in every circumstance but one.

when i take photos of people 
other than my children
i tend to be the exact opposite of bossy.
i become laissez fair.
i know. 
do you even believe it?
hardly, i bet.

but having that mellow attitude 
isn't really good for me 
when i am taking photos.

i know that being bossy isn't the best thing.
but it really does come in handy,
and for me, it's when i am taking photos
of people other than my children.

for instance, 
my sister and her husband came for a visit 
and brought along my little nephew, baby E. 
so of course, we had to schedule a beach shoot for them.

and my bossyness just came out naturally. 
typically, when i take photos of those besides my children
i feel very anxious and intimidated
but not with my sister!
just ask her.

i was as bossy as bossy can be.

but it worked because i think she's used to it.
and you know what? 
she responded really well to it. 
and i think her husband 
just rolled his eyes and went along with it. 

but in real life, 
i do tend to be too bossy.

so be sure to picture me {im}perfectly.

how cute is this shot?
so cute.

i had such an awesome time 
shooting them.

and i can't wait until they come and visit
so we can do it again.

this was the very first time i got to meet 
sweet little E.

and i soaked up every little moment i could 
with that darling baby boy. 

head over to erin's blog
where she reveals her {im}perfect mothering 
when it comes to her kids' nap schedules.

picture me {im}perfectly
is a weekly project to reveal that we don't have it all together.

i will post a 
picture me {im}perfectly
blog post every wednesday 
where you will be able to link up to your blog
revealing that:

you are not picture perfect,
your kids are not picture perfect,
your house is not picture perfect,
your crafts are not always picture perfect,

inspire and 
other women 
that none of us have it all together.  

add my button to your blog post
until next wednesday
and link up to your direct posting
and feel encouraged. 

1491. seven minutes to catch up
1492. really, really loud music in the car
1493. wonderful talks about Jesus
1494. seeing and hearing what He is doing in others' lives
1495. hot dogs for dinner

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