Mother’s Day Journal

A couple of years ago I saw a post on Facebook that read, ‘No more Mother’s Day cards!’. There was a picture of a journal and a short description that talked about filling in a journal in lieu of Mother’s Day cards. Being the sentimental sap that I am, I loved the idea and showed the post to my husband. That year I was so excited to receive a Mother’s Day journal of my own! What exactly is a Mother’s Day journal you ask? Take a look and be sure to check out my affiliate link below to find some beautiful journals for mom!

 

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This is my journal. My husband picked it out and I love it! It’s pink, girly, and suits me perfectly.
You can find great journals at Amazon.

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Each year my husband helps our girls fill out their own page. Then he writes a sweet letter to me; which is not pictured because, well, some things are best left private. 😉

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The last couple years are filled with hand and foot prints. He also asked the girls questions and wrote down their adorable responses.

I absolutely love my Mother’s Day Journal! It’s so fun to look back at the past years entries and see the progression of the girls and our family. I can’t wait until the girls start writing their own messages to me. It is going to be so cute to read the misspelled words and sweet/funny notes. I’m thankful that my husband liked the idea because this truly is better than any card I could ever receive! I picture myself being old and grey, pulling out my journal and flipping through the pages with a smile on my face and tears in my eyes as I relive a lifetime of memories.

This journal is great to do for Father’s Day as well. I got one for my husband the year he got mine and he loves it just as much as i do!

It’s so easy to do and such a wonderful keepsake for all Moms (and dads)!

Live, Laugh, Love,
Kristin

2 comments on Mother’s Day Journal

  1. Diane Quintana
    May 5, 2016 at 3:27 am (1 year ago)

    This a fantastic idea! My children are grown and are now starting their own families. I will recommend this to them and others. Thanks so much for sharing!

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    • KnowMom!
      May 5, 2016 at 3:38 pm (1 year ago)

      You’re welcome, Diane! It is such a sweet keepsake. =)

      Reply

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