Baby’s first Christmas is a magical time when new parents get to create their own family traditions. The way to make the first Christmas truly memorable is to give something that will commemorate or help to create those traditions. That way everyone can enjoy memories of this special time for years to come.
Getting the right gift is important. Here are some ideas: Continue reading
Each year, on my daughter’s birthday, I write a letter to her. I tell her about that year, her friends, what she’s like, how I feel about her and what’s going on with our family. I usually paste in some cute photos from the year as well. Then I seal the letter and place it in the keepsake box we created on her First Birthday. Someday, when my daughters are grown, I plan to take all the letters and compile them into a really personal custom-printed book for each of them. Continue reading
Finding the perfect first birthday gift can be tough, I know. Not only have I gone through it twice with my girls, but I get calls every week from parents and grandparents who have been searching for just the right gift. The first birthday is an important milestone that should be properly commemorated, but what to get? Toys and clothes will be outgrown in just a few months, and the child doesn’t really need much. Continue reading