With the advent of computer-based technology, and as more people turn to blogging, the ritual of keeping a diary or journal has almost become a thing of the past. The tactile art of scrupulously saving and arranging sentimental keepsakes on a page was once something I savoured. One thing many parents still do is make a baby book for their children. I keep up with mine quite well, but for my eldest son, the book is coming to a close as he turns five early next year.
How smart to make a book which lasts a lifetime! My Life Story is a 100-year diary to see your child through from babyhood until his or her golden years, and will remain a treasured family history resource. There are sections on all areas of life – from the houses lived in and with whom, to qualifications and a world map showing places travelled.
This beautiful bound book makes a wonderfully poignant gift for a newborn babe. Available in Australia from Until for $119 plus post, it comes in its own hardy box for safe storage.
Editor’s note: These have sold out already so you can contact Until direct for a full list of stockists and information on when the next shipment is arriving.