Parenting Photography

Olde-Timey Muscle Man

Babies are awesome. When they’re sleepy, you can put them down, run downstairs to cut out some barbells from construction paper, grab your camera, arrange your prop above your sleeping baby, stand on a chair, and take a picture.

What, is it just me?

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  • S. Shaw
    June 5, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    Funny. Definitely not just you; this reminds me a lot of the “Mila’s Daydreams” photographs.

  • Beau
    June 5, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    Haha that’s fun. It’s not just you, I would totally do stuff like that if I had a baby!

  • julie s
    June 5, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    I believe you should be comended for resisting the urge to pencil in a tiny baby mustachio. Of course, we can’t see his face…

    • Making it Lovely
      June 6, 2011 at 12:11 am

      Let’s just assume it’s there. ;)

  • Ali
    June 5, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    Way too cute! Love your little strong man pic! Such a fun and creative idea! :)

    ~ Ali

  • Nat@ dear little house
    June 6, 2011 at 2:46 am

    The outfit makes it!

  • Joy_UK
    June 6, 2011 at 2:51 am

    Ok I do Love your ideas!!!

    Why not have fun with your kids? LOL

    I’m keeping notes Nicole, keeping notes so when it’s my turn… LOL

  • Anaïs
    June 6, 2011 at 5:37 am

    I did the same with mine :)
    Nice picture!

  • Kidsdinge
    June 6, 2011 at 7:21 am

    This is so cute :-)

  • kristin
    June 6, 2011 at 8:21 am

    What a cute picture! Love reading your blog Nicole :) Your kiddos are darling!

  • uchenna
    June 6, 2011 at 9:26 am

    This made me smile! Thanks!
    Glad to know there are other quirky people like me, lol!

  • Erika
    June 6, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    Oh, I am so glad I’m not the only one. Now that my little guy is 21 months I can barely get him to sit still for his monthly photo. But, when he was brand new I managed several pretty funny ones. The best was a cupid for a family Valentine’s Day card. It was a real hit!

    Your little one is such a cutie!

  • Amanda
    June 6, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    I love this. Please keep doing this. I think it’s adorable.

  • Trish
    June 6, 2011 at 7:16 pm

    Look what my friend did when her son was asleep! Hilarious.
    Obviously Theo is a deep sleeper!

  • becky
    June 7, 2011 at 10:19 am

    Hahahah. Cute idea!