Charles Beacham, former NYMetroParents assistant editor and Big Apple Parent calendar editor, grew up in Texas as the eldest of eight, and graduated from Brigham Young University. Now fulfilling his dream as an assistant editor at Marvel Entertainment, he lives in New Jersey with his wife. See More
If your child isn't comfortable or gets upset about being in front of the camera, it can be difficult to get the photos you want. Here, a seasoned child photographer shares some secrets for calming camera-shy kids.
NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.