Mom of the Week

Posted by Tara Dunsmore in Blog, meet a mom, Mom of the Week on Thu, May 24, 2012

Here at Tots2Tweens we are always on the lookout for moms who can contribute to our goal of bringing you the most up-to-date, relevant information. My goal is to do the research for you so you don’t have to! This week I found Regina Benbow, a local mom and fledging photographer.

Name: Regina Benbow

Home: Born in Moline, IL. now living in Hagerstown, MD.

Occupation: Stay at home mom and Photographer

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Meet the Family: I’m married to the love of my life, Greg Benbow and we have 3 wonderful kids. Luna who is 11 1/2, Gwen who is 4 1/2 and Dylan who just turned 2.

Must sees in Hagerstown: City Park is a must, it’s so beautiful. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum if you have a little one that loves trains like my son (he goes nuts when he hears or sees trains ) than you definitely need to go there.

Most controversial thing about her:  Have you seen the latest TIME Magazine cover about breastfeeding? Well I’m proud to say that I breastfeed all of my children past the age of 1. I completely respect the right of every mother to do what is best for her family but for us, extended breastfeeding has been the best choice.

Passions and Interests: Over the last few years, photography has become my passion. There is something about photography that relaxes and excites me. There is a certain thrill that I get when taking pictures that cannot be expressed with words. I just finished up taking classes at HCC for photography and learned so much. I’m hoping to take more soon to keep expanding. I’m building my portfolio and still learning as I go.

What types of photography she does: My style is on site with natural light lifestyle photography. I can do Weddings, Engagements, Children, Family, Pets, Newborn, and Maternity.

What have you learned as a photographer that you can share with the every day mom? Getting moments of ‘firsts’ are sometimes better then a posed portrait. First moments with mom, first bath, first time riding a bike, first time meeting friends and family, and going to school.

To read more of Regina’s photography tips for moms, read her full article:

10 Tips for Capturing your Best Photos with Children



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About Tara Dunsmore

Tara is a single mom from Frederick, Maryland just trying to keep up with her crazy life. When she's not at the park with her Boo Boo you can find her either at her day job right here at Tots2Tweens or at her second job as a Jamberry Independent Consultant. Tara spends her days at Tots2Tweens searching for fun family activities and interesting content to share with our readers. Events, recipes, parenting articles and resources…if you live in MD/DC/VA/PA Tots2Tweens is the place to find it. She spends a lot of time on Pinterest and Facebook sharing her finds with our followers. Tara also volunteers her time as the Administrative Coordinator for the charitable photographer's network, Shoots for a Cure.You can read more about Tara's crazy life on her blog i heart my crazy life or follow her on twitter: @heartmycrzylife.

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