Just about every morning, Evie asks me the same question:

“What fun things are we going to do today?”

Here’s the thing. I don’t actually have fun things planned every day. I know. Shocking.

In the fall when the kids went back to school, I realized pretty quickly that I was in BIG trouble when it came to that question. Frankly, Isaac and Gracie are a nice ‘fun things’ distraction.

Luckily, when I mentioned it that first week the big kids went back, a cute mom in our neighborhood heard my woe and invited us to join their preschool group.

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So now, every six weeks or so, I get to teach four giggly little girls about the ocean, or dinosaurs, or travel.

Last Wednesday for our travel month, the lesson just happened to be about cameras.

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We decorated funny little cameras made out of paper and colored duct tape.

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The girls took pretend pictures of each other in front of famous landmarks (“Da Leaning Tower of Pizzzzzaaaa!”) and posing in princess dresses. I took real pictures of their funny, mad and happy faces and we talked about taking pictures on vacations and on special occasions.

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(I think this is her ‘mad’ face.)

Of the four moms who teach, I am most CERTAINLY the most unorganized and unstructured. I admit that I don’t always feel confident when it’s my turn to play teacher. But that day, I was in my element.

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It got me thinking about how much I LOVE talking about photography. And about how often I get emails or Facebook messages with camera/picture/editing related questions. Usually, they’re questions I asked myself at one point or another. They’re always questions I’m happy to answer if I can.

So. Got any questions? Want to know where I get my collage templates? How to get that neat blurred background in a shot? What I edit with? What I shoot with? What my first non-kit lens purchase was? Ask. I’d LOVE to answer as much as I can next week for PSF. If I don’t know the answer to your question, I’ll try to find it.

It’ll be one of those ‘fun things’ I get to do.

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P.S. In case you’re wondering, we teach from Mother Goose Time curriculum. It’s a great program and it takes a LOT of the pressure of my unorganized, unstructured self when it comes to lesson planning.