Here is another example of an easy to set up photo shoot. One of the best tips in this walk through is to invest in a tripod. Tripods are your best friends!! From http://byourownblog.blogspot.ca/2013/02/blog-tip-basic-photo-tips-for-bloggers.html
25+ TIPS & TRICKS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING KIDS! This free ebook is great for ANY camera! I asked some of my favorite bloggers and photographers to share a their favorite tips for photographing kids and compiled them into this little ebook to share! Inside the 17 page mini ebook are tips and tricks for things like lighting, composition, how to create beautiful bokeh, getting great pictures with your iPhone, favorite gear, and pro secrets to making photos fun for your kids!