Hello! Thank You for Stopping In to Visit the Hip Grandma With a Camera!

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Hip Grandma

Armed with a camera and an adventurous spirit.

Hi and welcome! I am Veronica Bareman, Hip Grandma, Wife, Mother, Photographer, and Adventurer!  As a passionate woman just starting the middle years of my life, I am here to share my journey with you and take you along on my many adventures in parenting, grandparenting, traveling and coping with mental health stuff (my own and the people I love) and capturing it all in pictures!  Welcome to my little piece of the world.  Enjoy your time here.

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5 Minute Self Care: 10 Easy Self Care Tips For Women

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Self Care Sunday: How to Dedicate One Day Each Week to Yourself

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