How To Preserve Your Kids’ School Years


It’s back to school time here in North Carolina, and I’m officially back to a normal blogging schedule.

August is my January.  It makes me purge, restock, reorganize (or just organize), plan, and prepare.

We have entered a new stage of life.  For the first time in 11 years, the house will be quiet for 6 1/2 hours a day.  It’s so overused to say ‘time flies’, but I can’t think of another way to say it.  Time truly flies.

Our youngest, Andrew, started kindergarten today.  He is a strong-willed 5-year-old who thinks he is 15.  Around the house he tells us, “I’m the man.”  The older boys beg him not to do this in school.  Bless the hearts of the teachers who love on my kids all day long!!  I love, love, love teachers.  They are truly a gift from God to a mama without a teaching bone in her body who struggles to exhibit loving patience when teaching.  But that is for another post.  Clearly, I’ve missed blogging as I’m rambling.

A few years ago, I created binders to store the special items from each school year for each child.  I wanted a binder organized by school year for each child.  In each year’s tab, I wanted fill-in-the-blank questions about their interests, measurements, favorites, etc.  I wanted a place to put school pictures, awards, and special drawings.  So I made them.

I posted on my blog when I first started the blog how to make these binders, and today I want to share the information again.

To kick start the school year, I’m linking one of my posts with free printables and instructions on how to create your own School Years Memory Book for each of your children.  Scroll to the bottom for the link.



For tutorial and download, click here.

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