Baby Books and Albums
Parents use baby memory books and photo albums to create keepsakes of their baby boy or girl. Filling out a baby memory book with photographs, thoughts, and little mementos give you a way to preserve sweet memories of your babies. It is also a great way to share these precious times with family and friends.What is a baby memory book?
A baby memory book is a type of photo album and scrapbook for your baby. It combines journaling, photos, keepsakes, and decorative elements like pattern papers and ribbons. It's similar to a personal scrapbook. It saves the memories of the baby's first year, showing off special times like your baby's first Christmas or first haircut. Baby memory books, along with baby photo albums, make a thoughtful gift for baby showers.What is a baby brag book?
A baby brag book is a small photo album filled with baby pictures that family members can use to show off the baby girl or boy to friends and co-workers. The size of a brag book is big enough to fit a regular-sized photograph but portable enough to carry around in a purse.What are brands of baby photo albums and memory books?
You can find several different companies that produce baby books.
- CR Gibson: This company's line of baby memory books includes girls', boys', and unisex styles. They help the parent preserve memories by creating pages that encourage saving milestones with photographs or journaling.
- Carter’s: These memory books include many pages which will encourage parents to fill them out. The pages are decorated with cute baby themes like monkeys and nautical images.
- Normson: This brand's memory books include the first five years of your child's life. Some of the pages have pockets to place pictures your little one has drawn, as well as other keepsakes.
- Pearhead: This brand makes books in pink, blue, and neutral colors. The memory books are hardbound and let you take your baby's handprint and footprint.
Having a place for all of your baby's special moments and keepsakes will help you save and enjoy them throughout the child’s lifetime. You can make the most of your baby's memory book by planning how you will use the special pages. When you prepare for memorable times, you will have what you need to capture the moment. You don't want to forget your camera, so you can take pictures of key moments, like a first haircut.
To be prepared for any moment that you may want to treasure, make a list of all of the pages you would like to fill out in the baby's memory book. Carry your camera and a notebook with you when you and your baby go out, or keep these items in a handy space at home. This way you will never be caught off-guard during a precious moment.