family portraits are good for kids' self esteem!



Are you enjoying art of your family on your walls and in albums every day? I hope so.

This portrait illustrates a growing collection in one of our clients' homes. Here you see a little man at his one year session....and above him are some keepsakes from his newborn and sixth month portrait sessions.

Guess who is adding three more images to this collection? This guy!

Did you know that family photography can boost children's self esteem?

“Displaying photos prominently in the home sends the message that our family and those in it are important to one another, and we honor the memories we have experienced,“ says Cathy Lander-Goldberg, a licensed clinical social worker and a professional photographer in St. Louis, Missouri and the director of Photo Explorations, which offers workshops to girls and women using portrait and journaling for self-reflection.  

Additionally, Krauss recommends having photographs of that child with their family placed in the child’s bedroom so it can be among the last things they see before sleep and the first thing they may see before beginning their day. 

“It says we love you and care about you. You’re important.”

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