Throw together semi-matching-but-not-too-matchy clothing. Check.
Coerce children with promises of lollipops. Check.
Try any means to get the grumpy one to smile. Check.
Christmas card pictures taken, even with Mr. Grumpy. Check.
(These shots were taken by my lovely friend, Tahni Holm, who just launched a photography business in Charlottesville. Check out her beautiful work on her new website. She made our shoot fun and painless so I highly recommend her! )