Jennifer Borget, BabyCenter

Jennifer Borget


Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Jennifer:

What’s the best time of day to photograph your kids?

It’s getting late in the afternoon, their bellies are full from dinner, the sun is setting, the weather is cooling down. It feels like the perfect time to head outside. “Let’s go for a walk,” I called after a long day inside homeschooling and reading lots and lots of books. We can travel far and wide through text in a book, but that doesn’t mean we don't still need to get outside. When it comes… → Read More

5 beautiful fall images to capture with your kids

I’m a little in denial that fall is arriving. Fall is a beautiful time of year when the leaves start changing colors and the cool breeze begins to blow. → Read More

I’m homeschooling my daughter, but I don’t know what my son needs

“Are you going to homeschool your son too?” It’s a question I am getting a lot lately. And to be honest, I’m not completely sure. Since my son was only 3 when we started this homeschool endeavor I didn’t give it much thought. → Read More

7 creative ways to document the first day of school

Taking photos on the first day of school is a growing trend that many families participate in. It’s a fun and exciting way to get the new school year off to a great start. → Read More

10 places to bring your camera before summer ends

Summer is a great time to break out your camera and take some amazing photos. Are you looking for ideas on what types of photos you can take to capture the action going on this summer? Here are some ideas for photographing summer fun: 1. → Read More

4 baby shower gifts that keep on giving

It can be overwhelming to have a baby, especially when it’s your first. There are so many items you need, or think you need. So when you’re a friend shopping for parents-to-be you want to make sure you’re getting a gift they can actually use. → Read More

Traveling with baby: Tips to be ready for anything

Whether it’s a simple drive down to the grocery store, a long road trip, stroll through the park, a plane or bus ride, traveling with your baby is a whole new production. I’ve traveled a lot with my kids and discovered the key way to make a trip successful is to be prepared. → Read More

5 perfect places to photograph your kids this summer

Are you looking to take some great photos this summer? While great pictures can be captured almost anywhere, there are a number of spots that can make for great images this season. You will capture beautiful summer memories that can stay with you forever. → Read More

5 tips for photographing your active kids this summer.

Like life, my son is all over the place. It can be hard to get him to sit still ever, much less for a photo. Photographing active kids isn’t easy, but I’ve learned a few tricks along the way to help you learn how to photograph kids in motion and make your active-toddler moments this summer som… → Read More

5 ways to get a camera-shy dad in the photo

It’s Father’s Day, and you’d think today of all days is the one that your husband would be willing to smile for a photo. But if your hubby is a camera-dodger like mine, then I have some tips for you. 1. Be sneaky. → Read More

5 moments I’m glad I had my camera ready

I purchased my first fancy camera not long after I found out I was pregnant with my daughter. I knew I wanted to be able to take photos during my pregnancy and pictures of my baby after she was born. Little did I know I’d get hooked. → Read More

My 10 best tips for taking gorgeous self-portraits with your kids

My husband isn’t always here when I want him to take pictures for me, and he certainly doesn’t take the initiative on his own. And when I do get his help, he’s usually unenthusiastic and the pictures don’t always turn out, bless his heart. → Read More

5 instant and easy ways to take better photos of your kids

It’s awesome that you’re looking for ways to photograph your kiddos. I know how it is to scroll through your camera roll and feel like you’re seeing the same picture over and over and over again (okay, sometimes that’s actually the case because you’re trying to get that smile). → Read More

Don’t miss catching these 10 baby milestones on video

After you have a baby time seems to fly by. From your baby’s first day in your arms, you want to remember it in as much detail as you can. If you’re like me, you’re probably rapidly taking photos. → Read More

5 ways to get your child to smile for the camera without asking

Getting my kids to smile in photos isn’t always easy. Getting them to smile naturally in photos is even more difficult. I learned a long time ago that asking them to say “cheese” doesn’t get the happy joyful look I see on their faces every day. → Read More

What’s the best time of day to photograph your kids?

It’s getting late in the afternoon, their bellies are full from dinner, the sun is setting, the weather is cooling down. It feels like the perfect time to head outside. “Let’s go for a walk,” I called after a long day inside homeschooling and reading lots and lots of books. → Read More

The most beautiful moments of motherhood aren’t always pretty

Recently I snapped a photo that wasn’t planned or even something I’d normally think to capture. But it wound up being a greatly realistic picture of my son and me. It made me realize something: Sometimes the most beautiful moments aren’t always pretty. → Read More

The hard truth about those first weeks postpartum

By Deidra Romero We brought out daughter home from the hospital 4 weeks ago. She’s our second and I have been bracing myself for the worst. I expected chaos at every turn with a 3-year-old and a newborn at home. But so far, it has been better than that. → Read More

Important water safety tips for parents

I was out of town when I got a call from my husband, still recovering from a sudden panic. He had just left the pool with the kids and told me our son had jumped back in the pool as they were getting ready to leave. → Read More

10 most kid-friendly cities to visit in America

Now that my kids are getting a little older I’m having a lot of fun getting out and exploring with them. In the last couple of years we’ve explored Austin, visited San Antonio, and Heber Valley, Utah which I find both to have lots of family-friendly fun. → Read More