Family Journals

Written by Doreene Clement

Family Journals By Doreene Clement

Keeping a journal cannot only be beneficial to you as an individual, but it can also be a benefit to your family. Do you rememberrepparttar family vacation to Disneyland when you were 12? What about your parent's 20-year anniversary? Or your birthday party when you turned 15? The new house you moved into in 8th grade? High school graduation?

All those family memories from family events -- all those moments in time, now past.

A family journal is a book, or a series of books, where family members can journal about any event that has taken place. For example, there could be one individual journal that you take to every family reunion to capture current events year to year. It could have photos, memorabilia and journal entries from those who attendedrepparttar 144979 reunion. The journal could also include letters, announcements and other updates from family members.

Parents can journal daily to their children and include photos, drawings and other memorabilia. Grandparents can create a family journal filled with pictures, thoughts, and experiences ofrepparttar 144980 grandkids. Children can start a journal to their parents, sharing their experiences, dreams and desires. The family can keep a sports, singing, dance, or other activities journal to record memorable moments and events.

You can create a family travel journal. It is packed and taken along on every family vacation. Each family member can journal their daily or weekly experiences. This is a great place to add photos of your vacation as well as other items such as addresses and phone numbers of where you stayed, names of restaurants where you ate, or monuments or other attractions you visited. You can even include other souvenirs that were collected during each trip.

Baby Girl Shower Invitations

Written by Randy Wilson

Baby girl shower invitations basic theme isrepparttar welcoming of baby girls intorepparttar 144978 fold of a family. Baby showers celebraterepparttar 144979 arrival of a baby/babies into this world. Actually, a baby born into a family ensuresrepparttar 144980 continuity ofrepparttar 144981 family lineage.

As such,repparttar 144982 coming of a baby (whether girl or boy) always gives a family and their friends a great occasion for rejoicing. The baby showers honorrepparttar 144983 would-be-mothers and makesrepparttar 144984 period of anticipation a little easier for her.

The baby shower ceremonies are usually celebrated duringrepparttar 144985 pregnancy period. By convention, baby showers are held forrepparttar 144986 first child. Baby showers are organized to receive or arrange funds forrepparttar 144987 would-be parents. This is an immense help forrepparttar 144988 first time parents-to-be.

The guests may also make gifts forrepparttar 144989 baby-to-be born. This givesrepparttar 144990 parents a chance to gather things that they might find difficult to arrange out of sheer ignorance or due to costs involved. With families becoming smaller, each child gets more individual attention and baby shower ceremonies have become more common inrepparttar 144991 past 15 years.

Following tradition, baby showers are organized by family friends, rather than by immediate families. Actually,repparttar 144992 immediate families ofrepparttar 144993 couple (would-be-parents) arerepparttar 144994 chief guests. Close friends, relatives and even neighbors with whomrepparttar 144995 would-be-mother is on intimate terms make it torepparttar 144996 invited circle.

This alleviatesrepparttar 144997 spirit ofrepparttar 144998 would-be-mother and hencerepparttar 144999 host ofrepparttar 145000 shower, needs to make wise choice of guests while sending out baby girl shower invitations. The guests should receiverepparttar 145001 baby girl shower invitations well in time, say about two weeks ahead, so that they can surely make it torepparttar 145002 celebration.

The host ofrepparttar 145003 baby shower should always remember thatrepparttar 145004 baby may arrive ahead of time and, therefore, should fix a day not too close torepparttar 145005 anticipated due date.

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