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Write Things Down

Updated: Jan 30, 2023

Write things down before you forget them. We're not just talking about adding eggs to the grocery list (though obviously that's smart too).

but it bears repeating.

Lots of people have baby books that give you a place to record height and weight at checkups, immunizations, first word, and that sort of thing.

That’s a good start to “write things down” – but it is limited to dry details and common items that are universal to all children.

But what about the rest? The silly mispronunciations (my husband and I still refer to one of the planets as “Saturin”) and the strange way they sometimes looked at the world. What was baby’s first joke?

Perhaps because I only had one, I remember a fair number of silly things, but I know there are many others that are gone forever.

You can’t get them back unless you build a time machine. Until then, writing things down is as close to a time machine as we’ve got.

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