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Baby Book

I've been updating Marianna's baby book a bit. Well, I say a bit... It needs loads of updating. I was very good with it for the first couple of months and then it all went downhill. Still, at least it's not completely empty!

When I was at ante-natal class we were told to start a baby book to chart the pregnancy journey, or some equally soft sounding term, but I couldn't do it. It felt like I would be tempting fate somehow. I did buy one though (it's actually an A4 notebook, because I couldn't find one I liked), and  I filled in a couple of pages when Marianna was about 8 days overdue, but I couldn't even finish those.

I caught up once Marianna was home, and got everyone to write her a postcard or a letter for her to read when she's older. Hopefully I'll be better at updating it over the winter - now I've just got to look for a good photo printing deal to cover the summer. :)

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  1. That's a great thing for her to have and look back on when she's older - and I bet she won't notice there's some gaps #paperypeep

    1. I hope not! :) I think you're right though, I loved looking at mine and my mum had only filled in a few pages of it.

  2. Lovely book to be putting together and a beautiful keepsake for her, too. I have baby books for both of mine, and then I write to them on their birthdays each year in a journal, too. Thanks for joining in and sharing with #PaperyPeep

    1. That's such a sweet idea! I really hope I can keep up with it and make it something special. x

  3. I so need to baby books for both of my children I have bought them but not completed them - how bad is that? My son is 4 in October.. but this looks beautiful #paperypeep

    1. Hehe, that sounds like just about all of my projects! :D


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