Cath Hughes, a mum-of-three, lost her husband two years ago, after a short battle with cancer. 

 

Recently, the heartbroken mother realised that she only had one family picture, and it was blurry and out of focus. 

 

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Cath decided to start a campaign on Facebook, urging people to take the pictures and capture precious moments in life. 

 

"Friends, I need to rant about photos. This is the only photo we have of the five of us. Literally the only one. And it's so out of focus that we're practically unrecognisable," she wrote.

 

 

Mum to Lacey, 7, Finn, 5, and Willow, 4, Cath explained that she'd been meaning to organise family photos for quite a while, but kept putting it off because, "we thought we had time."

 

She explained that: "He got sick. Then, when I realised we really didn't have time I booked a family shoot with our regular (and wonderful) photographer."

 

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"But we didn't have time, because Bazz deteriorated rapidly and he died the day we were supposed to have them taken."

 

The purpose of Cath's post is simple: you have time, use it wisely. 

 

"You're not too fat. Your wardrobe is lovely. Your hair is perfect just how it is. You're actually not too busy. You don't need to wait until your middle child's toothless smile is corrected by time."

 

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"Now is the perfect time to have photos taken. Now, before it changes. Right now. You are all perfect as you are. Take the photos. While you have time."

 

Life is short and pretty unpredictable, so capture the moments, and use your time while you can. 

 

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