Activity #88: Whiteboard your baby’s innermost thoughts

by Whitney Moss on January 21, 2014

in Crafty,Link love,Month 5,Photo

We admired this adorable idea from blogger Jen Johnson on Pinterest.

Use a whiteboard for adorable baby "quotes". Idea from Jen Johnson.

What a cute way to capture and share baby news.

Keep in mind that her lighting is absolutely perfect and unless you live in a photography studio, yours might be less so. I’m not sure about the painted frame around the whiteboard. Looks like the baby is laying on it (ouch?), but I would just move my baby up so his whole body is laying on the board.

Tips:

  • Keep color scheme of baby’s clothing and pen color simple
  • Find a glare-free spot in your home or a shady patch outdoors
  • Use a chalkboard instead like Heather did for these ultra cute pictures. (Um, Honey, can you install a chalkboard on our wall?)
  • Add the date so you can keep track of milestones, “I busted my swaddle open today!”

Investing in a huge whiteboard or chalkboard will pay off later. They are such fun things to have around the house. My children received a whiteboard (like this one) for Hanukkah and they love using it to draw and play school.

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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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