How Your Guests Can Take (& Share) Amazing Wedding Photos with Their Phones -


As you plan your wedding, you might be wondering whether you need to hire a professional photographer. Yes, you probably should, but even one extremely capable professional can’t be everywhere at once. Harnessing your friends and family—who now have highly advanced cameras in their pockets and purses—means you can capture even more angles and unique memories of the fun.

These tips can help you get the wedding photos of your dreams, all from a smartphone.

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5 Essential iPad Apps for the Work From Home Parent

I’m a cliché. A 30-something mom, with two kids at home, for whom “the thought of not having a flexible schedule bums me out.” So, I took control of my life and joined the ranks of the self-employed, giving up my secure, corporate job in journalism to become a freelance writer.

In my experience, one thing has made this possible: my iPad. Today’s technological advances are a game-changer for parents that work from home. Tablets and smartphones afford the flexibility to keep on top of your work from anywhere, something every parent knows is essential when you combine active children with an unpredictable schedule.

The following apps have made the iPad indispensable to my workflow during times I couldn’t be at my desk, and, as a bonus, my ally in managing my family of four.