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Parenting Your Strong Willed Child - Why Being Frustrated With Your Child May Be A Good Sign

Image Courtesy: womenwhohope.com<p><i>Do you have that one child that always seems to be getting under your skin? Are you constantly in a battle of wits with your child? Do you feel like that child always wants to test your patience?</i><p>If your answer is "Yes" to any of these questions, then that may be a …

13 Unexpected But Brilliant Home Decorating Ideas

It’s relatively easy to decorate your home from a catalog – it looks “right” and fairly beautiful, but let’s be honest, it’s boring. Nobody wants to …

The best dwarf fruit trees to grow in pots #Fruit_Gardening

Gardening<p>A list of the important Miniature Fruit Trees in a limited space is as follows:<p><b>Dwarf apples tree</b> is a sort of resilient and tough tree type …

Vintage Cinematic Polaroids (15 photos)

It's hard not to be completely mesmerized by Neil Krug's '50s-'70s style photography. However, when you learn that the beautiful model in these shots was his girlfriend (now wife), it makes the story all the more compelling. Taken by Polaroid film, each photo tells a story filled with mystery and …

How to Do Shaped Bokeh Photography in 5 Easy Steps

It’s amazing what you can do with a camera. Light can be captured in different ways, and this opens up many possibilities for the keen photographer. …

25+ Creative DIY Vertical Gardens For Your Home

Spring is here! Now is the perfect time to grow your plants. Whether you live in an apartment or have a small yard that doesn’t seem to be large …

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon's EOS 5D Mark III has a lot to live up to. For a start, the original Canon EOS 5D was the first DSLR to really bring full-frame digital …

Cameras

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

How to Use Bokeh Effectively in Your Photos

We’ve all heard of “bokeh,” though many of us are still insecure about how to pronounce the word (see the correct pronunciation here). We fawn over …

A Yellow 1950s Kitchen Gets a Clean White Update

<b>Project by:</b> Bridgett <b><br>Location:</b> Trussville, Alabama<p>We purchased our 1950s home one year ago and have been remodeling it one room at a time. We did all …

Sharp Photography Tips & Techniques

There are lots of ingredients that go into making a spectacular photograph, but the most important is for the picture to be in sharp focus. Even the …

Explore Awe-Inspiring Alaska in 30 Breathtaking Photos

Travel. For the love of all that is holy, if you can manage to simplify your life and scrounge up enough savings over the course of a few months, …

20 Awesome Natural Light Portraits… of Insects

A couple of months ago we published a collection of natural light portraits that people really loved.<p>There’s something about “this photo was taken …

Parenting: A Letter to My Son

To my little prince,<p>It's hard to believe you came into our lives one year ago. At times it feels like I have known you a lifetime and at others it seems you just arrived. Having a son -- where to even begin? People warned me it would be different but before you were here I laughed off their …

How to Relax a Client During a Portrait Photo Shoot

If there is one thing I’ve learned over the years of photographing people, it’s that the response to candid photos versus posed is distinctively …

Photography

Dreamy Scandinavian-Inspired Decor Ideas

1 of 9<p>Hanging Rattan Chair<p>Inspired by the Scandinavian era of the '60s, this circular, hanging rattan chair offers an unexpected but cozy spot to …

The 11 Best Indie Coffee Shops in America

1 of 11<p>Boxcar Coffee Roasters – Denver<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Toby’s Estate Coffee – Brooklyn, NY<p>3 of 11<p>Blue Bottle Coffee – San Francisco/New …

Dining Room Decorating Ideas

(Image credit: Farrow & Ball)<p>The holidays are coming, and you might be thinking about your dining room a little more than usual. Here are seven ways …

Golden Hour Lighthouse Picture: Making the Shot

The post Golden Hour Lighthouse Picture: Making the Shot appeared first on Focusing on Photography.Get Awesome Picture at Sunset when the Golden …

20 Fabulous Wall Decor DIYs That You'll Want for Your Home

Do you have that empty wall space and you just don’t know what to do with it – how to occupy it properly? The default go-to option is always to hang …

Changing Light

The Big Island of Hawaii is an incredibly diverse place – vast black lava fields set against a backdrop of rich rain forest, brilliant flowers in …

These Military Homecoming Photos Show Why Veterans Day Is Worth Celebrating

There's no place like home.<p>Veterans Day, which began as Armistice Day and honored the official end of World War I, is now a day to celebrate and remember all veterans.<p>Throughout the year, thousands of troops come home from long deployments to be greeted by family and friends at official homecoming …

Renovated Budapest Apartment Borrows From Scandinavian Design

Renovated apartments hold a unique detail that new ones lack: the original story reimagined over the years. Andras Hunfalvi, industrial designer and …

Emily Flake’s Mama Tried lambastes modern parenting, in all its passive-aggressive, smug glory

<i>The following is an excerpt from Emily Flake’s Mama Tried: Dispatches From the Seamy Underbelly of Modern Parenting.</i><p>Once the temperature dips below, say, 70, the sight of an uncovered baby head is like Kryptonite. The tongue-lashing I’ve received for exposing my daughter’s scalp to the breeze is …

Stay at home new mom causing financial strain and marital upset

LIFE CHANGES WHEN THE STICK IS POSITIVE So many people get divorced after having kids and now I know why, parenting is not easy but 110% worth the …