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It's time for a hobby

As a Mom of two small kids I see hobbies as a bit of a luxury. Not something I necessarily have time for but something I wish I did. For me hobbies come in the form of cooking, couponing and being crazy good at sale shopping but these are not the kind of hobby I am talking about. It recently has been brought to my attention that is t-minus 6 months my children will be in 5 day a week preschool. Ding, ding, ding... might be time to get a hobby.

I sat and I thought and in a short period of time it came to me. I want to take pictures. Not just the crappy pictures I take on my point-and-shoot but I want to learn how to make them beautiful. To understand lighting and composition and know the true power of photoshop. I want to create memories for my family through my camera. So when we get our tax money back I have decided (and Brian kindly said he was on board) to invest in an SLR camera. I am not 100% sure which one but I have been doing A LOT of research and have the field narrowed to a few.

I am really looking forward to doing something new. To learning a new skill. To a little fun. I can't wait!

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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