There are those who have the creativity and scissor skills for scrapbooking. And then there’s the rest of us.
So put down the glue gun, parent-to-be who feels pressure to all of a sudden be ‘crafty’, and relax. Because there are other ways to prepare a special keepsake for your impending arrival.
A note to your newborn… (Post continues below.)
As Bec Judd and Monique Bowly suggested on Mamamia‘s pregnancy podcast, Hello Bump, letter writing is the classic choice.
But if you haven’t got room to store reems of paper or are worried they may fall victim to your partner’s biannual decluttering sprees, Hamish and Andy Show listener, Heath, recently offered a clever alternative.
“I opened up an email address for him the day he was born… and I send him emails all the time,” the new dad told the radio duo.
“With all those funny moments you’ll never remember when he’s older. Because you can do it on your phone instantly. You can do photos and little videos and all these wonderful little things he’ll get when he’s much older.”