You may have noticed that there are photos of me on my posts, but there are not any of my children. This is an intentional act on my part, and it is difficult to accomplish. Most of my photos these days feature at least one of my children.
So, why no pictures? The internet these days is awash with photos of peoples’ children, and why not? Parents are understandably proud of their little ones’ accomplishments and want to show them off. I do too, and I do post plenty of videos and photos, but with access limited to family. I don’t even share with my friends.
Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think it is right for everybody. It is my personal preference to keep our children out of the public eye. You may have noticed that I don’t even publicly post their names. I feel that it is important that I give them the cleanest possible slate as they grow up. I believe posting their names and photos publicly is not going to help them in the long run.Continue reading “Why no photos of my children?”