For My Children - A Mothers Journal

I will be the first to admit that my mom drives me crazy from time to time...
She knows it.. and yes, I know that I drive her bonkers too...
But, I also know that I would not trade her for anything in the world and I am (still trying to deny it) more and more turning into her in some ways...

One way?
My mom always tells my brother and I that she wants a letter from us.
That is a gift that she wants... I hope in some ways that some of my blog posts are the letters she is looking for.
Recently, she decided that she was going to start a journal.

She reads me some of her posts... and I will admit that I have learned things I did not know before.
Now, I have something that I am giving her... for me ;)
I know that my mom will appreciate it for the sentiment behind it.. and I know I will love to look back at it down the road.

I will be giving her a copy of " For my children: A Mother's Journal of Memories, Wishes and Wisdom."
This is a really great gift idea... Perfect for moms/grandmothers/aunts/friends.  I think it would be a great gift to give an expectant mother as well!

For My Children is a hard back book that contains 160 pages.
Not to worry, it is not 160 pages of fill in the blanks.
Some pages have simple drawings that automatically bring a sense of peace over me.
Other pages have a simple question, with plenty of room to write.
One such question:   What can you remember as the highlights (and lowlights) from your pregnancy.
Now, that is a great question to learn the answer to, but it sure isn't one that I just randomly brought up while ordering lunch.
I love that some of the pages have lines for answers, while others are just blank.  Some pages are white while others are a cream color.
This book is one that I know I will treasure (once my mom completes it) and I know that it is a book that I want to get to fill out of my own experience of motherhood!

I think this is a great book, it doesn't matter if you have one child or 7.  If the youngest is a newborn or 60, this is a great family treasure and I hope that more parents get these to pass down to their children!

FTC Compliant Review Policy: The product(s) featured in this review were provided free of cost to me by the manufacturer or representing PR agency for the sole purpose of product testing. Opinions expressed are my own and are NOT influenced by monetary compensation.


  1. sounds like a book full of wisdom and perspective!


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