Raliegh, NC Fine art portrait photographer

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family dancing in front of the Biltmore Estates

Hey Adventurous Families! Are you ready for a day filled with fun, exploration, and unforgettable memories? Let’s embark on an exciting journey to discover the hidden treasures and local gems right in our own backyard. At Kelly Ann 3 Photography, we’re all about capturing those special moments that bring families closer together. Durham is bursting […]

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Family-Friendly Day Trips: Exploring Local Gems and Hidden Treasures

Children, Family, Motherhood, Resources, Uncategorized


Hey There! At Kelly Ann 3 Photography, we’re all about capturing those precious moments that bring families closer together. There’s something truly magical about sitting down as a family and sharing stories. Whether it’s recounting tales from generations past or creating new adventures together, storytelling has the power to STRENGTHEN the bonds that tie us […]

Strengthening Family Bonds Through Storytelling: Sharing Tales of Heritage and Adventure

Children, Family, Motherhood, Resources, Uncategorized

Calling all nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts! If you’re anything like my family, then you know that there’s no better way to spend a sunny day than by exploring the great outdoors. And lucky for us, Raleigh, NC, is bursting at the seams with beautiful parks and natural wonders just waiting to be discovered. First […]

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Exploring Local Parks: Family Outdoor Adventures

Children, Family, Motherhood, Resources


Ah, springtime – the season of fresh starts and rejuvenation. And what better way to embrace the spirit of renewal than by diving headfirst into the age-old tradition of spring cleaning? But fear not, fellow families, because this year, we’re tackling the clutter together and turning spring cleaning into a fun and rewarding family activity! […]

Spring Cleaning Tips for Families: Decluttering Together


Family bonding is essential for strengthening relationships and creating lasting memories. Engaging in DIY craft projects together is a fantastic way to foster creativity, teamwork, and connection among family members. Whether you’re looking for rainy day activities or simply want to spend quality time together, these DIY craft ideas are perfect for family bonding time. […]

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DIY Craft Ideas for Family Bonding Time

Children, Family, Motherhood, Seniors


Are you ready to capture some magical moments with your loved ones against the beautiful backdrop of Durham? Well, you’re in luck! Durham, North Carolina, is filled with charming spots perfect for family photoshoots. From parks to historic sites, there’s something for everyone. Join us as we uncover some of the best locations and ideas […]

Let’s Explore! Family-Friendly Photoshoot Locations in Durham


beautiful framed photo wall gallery featuring a family in a stunning mountain location.

In the age of digital media dominance, where countless images are captured and shared daily, it is easy to overlook the significance of printed photos. Yet, recent studies have revealed a fascinating correlation between children’s self-esteem and their exposure to printed photographs of themselves. These findings highlight the importance of tangibly preserving memories and displaying […]

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Printed Photos and Self Esteem

Children, Family, Motherhood

a mom laughing with her children sitting on a log

The kids are back in school, and fall is right around the corner. With the cooler weather approaching and the smell of pumpkin spice in the air, your family will be ready for outdoor fun. These Raleigh fall activities are a great way to get out of the house and spend time together with friends […]

4 Raleigh Fall Activities to Get in the Autumn Mood!

Family, Resources

A young brother and sister dance in a alley while mom and dad in matching outfits stand behind them

Sports can create a fun and safe space for your children, and creating healthy habits and teamwork is beneficial for kids of all ages. With various sports, from archery to flag football, your child can find a Raleigh youth sports experience to enjoy and make new friends.  6 Raleigh Youth Sports Programs to Keep Your […]

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6 Raleigh Youth Sports That Build Friendships and Skills!

Children, Resources

A young girl in a white tutu plays on a short brick wall in a park

These Raleigh dance classes offer kids an exciting physical fitness outlet and a way to make new friends. Through dance, many children can enhance their emotional development by tapping into their emotions reflected through movements. Dance can also increase your child’s creativity with many styles and interpretations of music and movement.   4 Raleigh Dance Classes […]

Raleigh Dance Classes for Children of All Ages and Abilities


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