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Memory Keeping: Book of Firsts

Source: Martha Stewart Baby, Volume 1 Special Issue 2000

Introduction

Before long, most new parents find themselves adrift in a jumble of precious trinkets: tiny shoes, well-loved toys, embroidered gowns, the lock of hair from baby's first trim. With some creativity, you can use these things to create a poetic record of the first years of life. 

materials

  • Ribbon-tied photo album

  • Photographs

steps

  1. Use a ribbon-tied photo album to keep track of major events: baby's first smile, first teeth, first steps. The frontispiece should introduce the star of the story, newly arrived from his watery world.

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