Do you ever wish you could take a peek into your child’s young mind and see what it is that makes them think, feel and act how they do? Do you sometimes worry that you’re not communicating with them very well or that you might be missing a teachable moment to help them grow, feel safe, and feel loved?

Are you ready to spend time with them individually and no longer miss out on the details of their day?!?

I know parenting isn’t easy… but it is one of the most rewarding things any of us will ever be a part of! (So many ups & downs, am I right?!) I’ve shared plenty of fun activities on my blog that encourage us to spend time with our children, but the idea I am going to share with you today takes it even one step further.

“Life According to Me” is a darling child’s journal written by Stephanie from Somewhat Simple that will help you capture their youth and give you an inside glimpse of your child’s thoughts and feelings- all while having FUN!

It’s more than a boring journal with lined pages- it is fun & interactive with 30 pages of daily prompts, fill-in-the-blanks, and spaces for kids to draw and doodle. If you can get your kid’s creative juices flowing and open the door for communication, you’ll catch a better glimpse of what is going on in their little brains.

Perfect for kids of all ages!

Older kids can write their thoughts, little kids can use the space to draw pictures or you can encourage them to do a combination of both!

One of the best features of this journal is the spot on each page for your child to write a letter to you and the space for your response.

{You’ll love this amazing portal into your child’s mind!}

They write about ANYTHING they want – from funny things that happened at school, to questions about their science projects and information about their secret crush.

Get ready to experience moments of their day that you would have missed and the small details of their lives you could have easily brushed aside.

Your response will show your appreciation for them, to make sure they know that you love them. Validate their thoughts so they know they were heard and share bits of wisdom when a moment presents itself.

These letters will create a place for you to communicate with each other frequently.

Keep It Fun:

You don’t want this magic passageway to close up or disappear, so keep journal writing fun! Stephanie has the following suggestion that she implemented with her kids:

“I decided I would let each of them pick one weeknight where they get to stay up 10-15 minutes past bedtime and climb in my bed where we can write in our journals, together. It is amazing what a later bedtime does for a kid! They get to stay up while their siblings go to bed, and I get to spend some individual time with each of my kids learning more about them. It is a win-win!”

Want to get your hands on a copy for your kids?

Start creating precious moments within your home TODAY for only $5.95!

  • Create a closer relationship with your child.
  • Document their lives and capture their personalities
  • Offer comfort and support when they may feel alone or scared
  • Create a priceless piece of family history, a special keepsake to share with their future children.

This is such a small investment in money and time, but the “payout” is HUGE!

Start the new year with the best investment of your life- time well spent with your child!

Click HERE to purchase your copy.

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  1. I love this! always wish I’d kept up a regular journal…what a great intro to journaling for kids!

  2. What a great way for kids to express themselves! I love how there are all kind of prompts for them

  3. I started and stopped many journals as a kid so I was never super into it. But this is a fantastic idea. It helps outline it so its not completly from scratch. I have a book similar to this called “Mommy tell me your story” full of pages of stuff I can fill it to later give to my little girl, and I got one for my mom to give to her to called “Grandma tell me your story”. This would go perfectly with it and be a great collection for her. 🙂

  4. This is such a great idea! I have been wanting to make a circle journal for my 7 year old who always says “nothing happened” when I ask about his day. This would help him work on his writing and it would give me a chance to see inside his daily life at school.

  5. I think it’s something my boys and I would love doing together! My oldest son loves hearing stories about when my husband and I were young, so I think he’d especially enjoy creating a book of his own memories.

  6. What a perfect thing to enclose, on e completed, in my sons time capsule. Thanks for introing it.

  7. What a neat concept. Always looking for ways to stay close and in touch with my kiddos, and this encourages them to write, too. Wonderful.

  8. not only a great way to connect but also a great way to remember things your kiddo says and does

  9. I have been trying to get my daughter interested in journaling for several months and I love the idea of a later bed time for journaling once a week.

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