Wordless Wednesday: Capturing the Cool

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Toddler in sunglasses

Caption this!

Linking up with Greta and Robin for #iPPP.

I have no words here, but have plenty of blogging advice at The SITS Girls, sharing some tips on how to make your blog stand out! I’m also sharing a delicious carrot-apple muffin recipe at Everyday Family. Head on over for a read? Thank you!
Alison Lee is a former PR and marketing professional turned work-at-home mother. After a 10-year career in various PR agencies, and of the world’s biggest sports brands, Alison traded in product launches and world travel, for sippy cups, diapers, and breastfeeding. Alison's writing has been featured on Mamalode, On Parenting at The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Everyday Family, Scary Mommy, and DrGreene.com. She is one of 35 essayists in the anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. In 2012, she founded Little Love Media, a social media consultancy specializing in blog book tours, and because she doesn’t sleep, is an editor at BonBon Break, an online magazine. Alison lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with her husband and four children (two boys and boy/ girl twins).

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  • November 6, 2013 Greta

    “Dude. I eat kids like you for breakfast.”

    What a little stud!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Bahahaha! Good one.

  • November 6, 2013 Elaine A.

    “Stand back, ladies, one at a time now!” πŸ˜‰

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      HAH!! Love that.

  • November 6, 2013 Katie E

    Oh my goodness, he’s cute. Why is the big glasses/little face combo always so fun to look at? I love it.
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Cutest combo ever, right?

  • November 6, 2013 Kerstin

    Really? Which part of “I’ll take that chocolate milk with whipped cream” did you not understand?!?
    SNORT – love it, he’s so cute!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      *snort* That is so totally him. For real.

  • November 6, 2013 Poppy

    So stinking cute and awesome that he keeps them on.

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      He loved them!

  • November 6, 2013 Allie

    “Thanks for not calling the press.” *as he hands the doorman a cool fiddy*
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison


  • November 6, 2013 Cheryl

    “Sorry, ladies, no time for autographs. I have a date with the Disney channel.” Total love for this picture.
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      I love that, Cheryl!

  • November 6, 2013 Onica {MommyFactor}

    Very cool indeed! Kids in shades always make for a great photo
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      It’s just too adorable!

  • November 6, 2013 sarah reinhart

    πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ That is all.

    • November 9, 2013 Alison


  • Ah now where’s my sippy cup?

    He’s adorable!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Hee! Totally something he’d say. πŸ™‚

  • November 6, 2013 Shana Norris

    Precious! My youngest is 7 and on the verge of losing that sweet, squishy little kid face. I’m in mourning already.
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Oh, I can’t even imagine that just yet! Sigh.

  • November 7, 2013 Tamara

    My caption is a Top Gun quote because he looks as cool (actually much cooler) as Tom Cruise:
    “Tower, this is Ghost Rider requesting a flyby.”
    Tamara recently wrote…The Truth Is, I’m Just Not Feeling It.My Profile

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      I love that, Tamara!

  • November 7, 2013 Lady Jennie

    I can’t top Greta’s quote. What a stunning little kid.
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      πŸ™‚ Thank you.

  • November 7, 2013 Adrienne

    Haha! Love this!
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  • November 7, 2013 Jessica

    Adorable! I love this shot and look forward to checking out your other posts!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Thanks Jessica!

  • November 7, 2013 Melanie

    “Wait, can I get any cooler?”

    My answer: Absolutely not. Soooo stinkin’ cool… Love!!
    Melanie recently wrote…Wordless Wednesday: Becoming A Boy…My Profile

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Hee! Thanks Melanie!

  • November 7, 2013 Nicole

    As someone who can barely make it to the mailbox without sunglasses, I LOVE this beyond words! What a stud!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      You sound just like my sister! πŸ™‚

  • November 7, 2013 Ashlee

    Oh, he is just way too cool for school. I love it!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      I love it too!

  • November 7, 2013 Kimber

    So cool! Love babies in shades!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Me too!

  • November 7, 2013 jasi

    its been a long day. i haven’t got my clever on yet. im still in tired-momma-mode.

    but CHEEKS! omgosh. my boy is losing his baby cheeks and i can’t take it. i stare at them while he sleeps and try not to pinch and kiss them. how do you keep off of those cheeks? so super cute!!

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      I don’t keep off those cheeks at all!

  • November 7, 2013 Christine

    He really is the cutest.
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      I agree. πŸ™‚

  • November 7, 2013 Susi

    He’s too cool for school. What a handsome dude! πŸ™‚
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Thank you, Susi!

  • November 7, 2013 Leslie

    Little kids in big sunglasses are always fun to see. Can’t wait to read your advice over at SITS!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      It is so fun! And thanks for reading the SITS post!

  • November 7, 2013 Ilene

    That’s cool all right! Loving the shades!

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Courtesy of my sister πŸ˜‰

  • November 7, 2013 Keely

    I love him. I LOVE him! We need our kids to start Skype-hanging out. Because for real.
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison


  • November 7, 2013 Natalie

    Too cool for school!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Right? πŸ™‚

  • November 7, 2013 Robin


    Ha! So aloof. Love it.

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      TOTALLY. πŸ™‚

  • November 7, 2013 MomWithaDot

    Awww……..He’s Super Ultra Cute !! My caption is from my niece – “Bespectacled Views” πŸ™‚
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Aw, sweet, thank you!

  • November 7, 2013 My Inner Chick

    –Just like Mommy.

    Cool as hell. Xxxx
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Hee! I’ll take that!

  • November 8, 2013 Kim

    I love the little faces with big sunglasses. So sweet!
    Also, sunglasses never seem to last long at my house. πŸ™‚
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Shortly after this picture was taken, I had to remove them and hand them back to my sister, before someone broke them. πŸ™‚

  • November 8, 2013 Shefali

    Beat the heat while looking neat. hahaa. Love how adorable he looks πŸ™‚

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Hah! Love that.

  • November 8, 2013 Janice / GatheringGraces

    “Heeeeyyyyyyy….” <— in Fonzie's voice!
    He is too cool for words!
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Heh. He is!

  • November 8, 2013 Maureen

    Baby got style! LOVE IT!

    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      He does!

  • November 8, 2013 Larks

    How cute is that picture?! I’m fresh out of captioning ideas because I’m writing this comment from the grave since I died of all the cuteness. πŸ™‚
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      Haha! That’s funny πŸ™‚

  • November 8, 2013 Runnermom-jen

    Oh my gosh, Alison. I love everything about this picture, from the look on his face to the reflection in his glasses. So cute πŸ™‚
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    • November 9, 2013 Alison

      πŸ™‚ Thank you, Jen. xo

  • November 13, 2013 Charlotte

    Don’t hate the playa, hate the game.
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    • November 13, 2013 Alison

      Hah! Good one. πŸ™‚

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