Reader did-do: Photograph a day in the life

A day in the life of your child changes monthly, doesn’t it? In the first month of life, it might be 45% pictures of a sleeping swaddled baby; 45% half-asleep sucking and slurping baby; and 10% screaming and flailing.  By the end of the first year, you’ve got a few meals of solid food, some scooting, toy throwing, and sock pulling. So many photo opps.

I love the idea of documenting a day in the life of your baby because later, they will be fascinated by it.  I so regret that we don’t have a good picture of Julian’s first nanny. She watched him 30 hours per week from four months to 18 months, and I was too embarassed to ask her to take her picture pushing his stroller, reading him Goodnight Moon, and spoon-feeding him my breast milk (because people, that kid NEVER did take a bottle.) Now, he can’t remember her. Bad mommy.

Enough about me. This is a Reader Did-Do.

Tegan just posted a day in the life of her 15-month old toddler.  I love how she captioned them.  Take a look.

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RookieMoms.com co-founder Whitney lives with her husband, son, and daughter in the San Francisco Bay Area where she writes about parenting, crafts, and activities that moms can do with babies in tow. She and Heather also publish 510Families.com, a site for East Bay parents and are the authors of The Rookie Mom's Handbook and Stuff Every Mom Should Know.

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