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Kids grow up too fast

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by Amin Sabet, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Feels like yesterday I took this picture of my son Oliver pretending to be me with my camera and his little brother Philip pretending to be Oliver:


    Here they are today:

    Lazy Sunday by Amin Sabet, on Flickr

    Oliver starts middle school in a week. Where does the time go?
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  2. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    And when do they learn to sit on furniture correctly?
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  3. rklepper

    rklepper Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Dec 19, 2012
    Iowa, USA
    Yes, they do. My youngest is getting ready to turn 26 and the oldest is 38. :)  Amazing how fast time appears to go.
  4. fransglans

    fransglans Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 12, 2012
    dont be too nostalgic now guys. remember the screaming whining etc etc... i have three small kids and i think that time has just stopped. one day sometimes feels as a lifetime :) 
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  5. Jonathan F/2

    Jonathan F/2 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 10, 2011
    Los Angeles, USA
    I have an 8 month old baby and an almost 4 year old girl. I'm tired, sleepy and cranky most the time! You parents with older kids actually miss that? :tongue: :biggrin:
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  6. davidzvi

    davidzvi Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 12, 2012
    Outside Boston MA
    NO :wink:

    My youngest is off to his first year of college.
  7. sgreszcz

    sgreszcz Mu-43 Veteran

    Oct 7, 2012
    Same situation as you are. The 10 month old doesn't sleep and the 4 year old has more meltdowns now that when he was 2. One is a whiner and the other a shouter :) 

    It helps that they are cute, and it gives me a subject to photograph :) 

    I really should take more shots of them when they are not all cute and smiley or asleep so they can see how they could be!

    I'm not sure when I will have the time to edit, sort, print, and publish the last year of photos that grandma keeps asking for!

    Actually it is not that bad, but sometimes it is :) 
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  8. Jonathan F/2

    Jonathan F/2 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 10, 2011
    Los Angeles, USA
    Haha, I feel you! My wife is asking when I'm going to get around to printing some kid photos as well.

    My daughter's b-day is coming up this week. I'm seriously tempted to just shoot it in film so I'm force to make prints. :biggrin:

  9. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    During her time at Gettysburg College, I missed my daughter the most with my money a close second.
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  10. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Share some pics of your kids then and now!
  11. Matero

    Matero Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 22, 2013
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