Scrapbooking the Dizzying Movies of Toddlers

Written by Fion Lim

Toddlers are highly energetic life forces. Between infancy and kindergarten school days, your toddler is often fully involved in massive actions and activities. Sometimes, your kid hardly let you slow down enough to take a deep breath before he or she is off to another "movie" stunt.

One moment, your toddler isrepparttar angelic little kid with great innocence, and within seconds he or she has morphed into a bundle of horror! Such spirited and tireless days are mixed up with endless explorations, comical episodes and crazy chaos. It's all these exasperating, frustrating, endearing in-between moments, that make their ways into your scrapbook pages as little movies starring your precious toddler.

Would you swap such unforgettable moments with any other? Probably not. Hence, scrapbook these experiences before they're gone in a flash. One minute your toddler is two, next is four, and before you know it, you'll be asking yourself, "Where has my little girl/boy gone to?"

Besides letting photos take center stage in your scrapbook, don't miss outrepparttar 136415 all-important aspect of journaling. With justrepparttar 136416 right caption,repparttar 136417 star-quality of a page will shine forth even with very little embellishments.

Quick, grab your ever-ready camera and capture as many amazing scenes as you could of your little hero or heroine inrepparttar 136418 lastest escapade! Camera 1,2,3! The camera has started rolling...

A) "A Day inrepparttar 136419 Life of Toddler"

Dedicate a page to a typical day of your kid's life. Toddlers are busy human beings. Document their daily activities by chronicling their routine for a day. If you faithfully scrapbook such a theme overrepparttar 136420 years, you can even spotrepparttar 136421 changes that have transformed overrepparttar 136422 years.

B) "Can't Live Without Bedtime Stories"

Toddlers can be such devoted lovers of stories. You've probably lost count ofrepparttar 136423 number of times you recitedrepparttar 136424 same stories over and over again. But to your toddler, it's as if he or she is listening torepparttar 136425 story forrepparttar 136426 very first time. When a bedtime story seized your child's heart, there's no lettingrepparttar 136427 matter rest until he or she gets her way. Take pictures of your boy or girl flipping throughrepparttar 136428 storybooks, staring intently atrepparttar 136429 pages, or together with daddy reading a story to your kid. A page recording your toddler's enthralling and favorite bedtime stories deserves a place in your scrapbook.

C) "Scary Eating Episodes"

Eating is usually a messy, messy affair when it involves toddlers, especially when left on their own. There's basically no sense of etiquette to speak of. It's a case of dunking their dirty faces intorepparttar 136430 bowls or plates, with sauces smearing all over their faces, and food scraps scattered all overrepparttar 136431 tables and floors. Yet,repparttar 136432 way your kid eats make a dish appeared to totally delicious. Consider doing a page on your boy’s step-by-step process of devouring a plate of spaghetti, or your girl curiously sampling different food or snacks as a food critic.

D) "Mini Home Destroyer"

To satisfy their innate curiosity of their worlds, toddler left behind home wrecks in their trails. Toppling over a box of cereals and scattering hundreds of pieces onrepparttar 136433 kitchen floor, scribbling markers crazily on chairs and walls, strewing books and toys all overrepparttar 136434 place without a care inrepparttar 136435 world, Toddlers are capable of so much more. And when they partnered up with their sibling in crimes, it triplesrepparttar 136436 destruction. Of course, you rather cry than laugh at that point in time. But these will turn into funny stories on hindsight. So yes, put downrepparttar 136437 mischievous exploits of your toddler too.

Scrapbooking Resources on the Internet

Written by Kathy Brewis

I must admit right offrepparttar bat that I am not a scrap booking enthusiast. I do, however, have a sister-in-law that is a die-hard scrap book fan. If ever there was a fan club for scrap booking, my sister-in-law would berepparttar 136414 leader.

I do however work in a public library where I have access to tons of information on a variety of sources including scrap booking. Being that I work atrepparttar 136415 library I userepparttar 136416 internet a lot to research for information. I also do this on a personal level as well. Upon doing research onrepparttar 136417 internet, I have a variety of resources onrepparttar 136418 internet that will help every scrap booking enthusiast. Let’s begin.

www.scrapbooking.comThis site provides almost anything that you might need for scrap booking. From contests to demonstrating new techniques, it is pure heaven for that scrap booker in your life.

www.scrapjazz.comThis site has a layout gallery full of different layouts that you can try. It also hosts different contests for those who want to show off their handiwork. You can also subscribe to newsletters, which would be sent to your email box on a regular basis.

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