Parenting — The Sweet and the Sour

by Janice

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When I snapped the “angry cupcake girl” photo during a photo shoot last fall, I couldn’t stop laughing. I quickly showed her mom the back of my camera and she squealed with laughter too. “That is perfect!” she exclaimed.

Every parent knows that inside their sweet angel is a sour puss!

This week, when I published, “Tomorrow, I Will Try Not to Scream,” I thought of these photos. Parenting can be so challenging. And as our kids get older, their problems get bigger, with more serious consequences.

I am so grateful for the sweet moments though, that are threaded through it all.

On those tough days, when a cupcake can’t rescue any of us, hopefully I can remember the picture of “angry cupcake girl” and smile a little.

And yes – I might have a glass of wine AND a cupcake too.

Written and photographed by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom and owner of Janice Croze Photography



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Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. You can see more of her photos at janicecrozephotography.com.

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LOVE the contrasting pictures. She is sooo cute.
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