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May 6th, 2012, 09:10 PM
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When my first daughter turned one, I bought her a birthday card and wrote on the inside. It was a few paragraphs, mostly about milestones, how much I loved her, and how wonderful it was to be her mother. I attempted to read it to her/my family but before I could even open it, I got teary eyed. So I put it away.

And so started a tradition. On my children's birthdays, I write in a card about what this year was like and describe their personality. I seal it, and put it in their baby box. When they are 18/They Move out/They get married, I will then give them the cards for them to read.

Do you have any traditions you do or plan on doing?
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May 7th, 2012, 04:57 AM
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that is a very cool tradition.

I have made a scrapbook of both my boys first year up to an including their 1st birthday and all the cards they got. I plan on doing it again for this one.

I have also made my oldest a Christmas stocking, I am trying to decide on what to make for Nate, I'd like him to have it for this Christmas, but we will see. Plan on doing it for this baby too.
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May 7th, 2012, 08:37 AM
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I keep baby books up pretty well and also make a sort of photo montage video for their first year...some kids got it for their first few months and others for their first year.

I also make one for our family each Christmas of the previous year. It's set to music and so much fun to watch together.
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May 7th, 2012, 09:13 AM
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Hmmmmm I can't think of any that I do or have done! I'm sure there is something, but I just can't think of anything right now.

We are just big on family time. We eat dinner as a family around the table even if it is chinese take-out! We try and do something once a weekend that is fun or time together without distractions etc. It's usually something simple like going to the pool, park, or having a redbox and popcorn night at home!

We have a lot of holiday traditions, such as breakfast burritos on Christmas morning. I don't see things like that changing
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