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 have my Aunt’s journals and I enjoy reading them so. She gave them to me while she was living but she is no longer alive. She is still with me through her everyday journal entries. A fantastic idea!

  2. I love this book because I really enjoy looking back at what MY mom wrote in her own little “journal” when I was little. I’d like for my kids to have the same thing and to be able to look back at a time they may not remember when they’re older.

  3. Because I love to write- enything; list, diary, letters- and I’d like my children to love writing too, and this must be so fun for them to write such a diary, and for me to read what they wrote.

  4. I like this book because my kids are changing so quickly… I d love to capture them at this time in their lives.

  5. I would like to win this book to have as a memento of when they were growing up. Also, it looks like a great communication journal! Thank you for sharing and the opportunity to win!

  6. I would love to give my daughter this. She loves to write and draw and this would be a great outlet for her.

  7. I would love to read this! I don’t have any kids but I think it would helpful in dealing with the many children I babysit and my own younger siblings.

  8. this is such a great idea! also great to keep for your child to look at when they get older 🙂

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