Keeping track of your little one's special moments brings lots of joy for years to come. Once you finish up your pregnancy journal, it’s time to invest in a great book to store all those precious memories from baby’s first year. Looking back at the early days, recording the funny memories you never want to forget, and having a go-to spot for storing everything from pictures to baby announcements are just a few of the uses of these modern record keepers. Picking the perfect baby book can be tough with all of the great options out there. We've done the research for you and rounded up the best of the best below.
One: Baby's First Year This Illustrated scrapbook by Lucy Darling is simple to fill out over the first year and has colorful pages filled with animals. It's a great keepsake for little boys.
Two: Koko's Nest Monthly Post Cards In lieu of the traditional baby book, Koko's Nest has created a set of monthly postcards to document your little one's milestones. It's a fun way to keep out-of-state relatives updated on your baby each month.
Three: Emily Ley Story of You Designer Emily Ley has created one of the sweetest baby books of all time. The binder-style book has the option to swap out pages depending on your baby's birth story. It's the perfect book for documenting adoption stories or your pregnancy.
Four: Hello World Calendar For a unique memento of your child's first year, this wall calendar comes with a page of stickers to mark all of the milestones as your little one reaches them. It's a great way for an older sibling to help track big events during the first year.
Five: Baby Book Part scrapbook, part journal, this hardcover keepsake has built in envelopes for storing the hundreds of photos taken during the first year.
Six: My Quotable Kid Kid's say the darndest things! This little journal is meant to hold all of those funny conversations you have with your child. How perfect with this be as a graduation gift after 18 years of documenting funny quotes and conversations.
Seven: Mom's One Line A Day For the mom who is short on time, this simple diary allows you to write one sentence each day about your journey in motherhood.
Eight: Baby's First Year-A Simple Baby Book Similar to the animal version, this Lucy Darling baby book is perfect for documenting the first year for little girls. Modern floral illustrations cover the pages with plenty of spots to record those special moments.
Nine: Welcome Baby! The classic design of this baby book is sure to be a special memento for generations. It has plenty of pages for journaling and fill-in-the blank pages for fun things like recording the prices of items the year your little one was born. There's also a girl version.
Ten: Baby Journal This watercolor adorned journal is laid out perfectly to track special moments, little stories, and small keepsakes from your baby's first days. It even includes envelopes to hold pieces of hair from their first haircut and a special spot to store the birth announcement.
Eleven: Mushy Books The creative themes of Mushy Books make this a great baby book for a creative mom. The pages have lots of space to use your imagination. Whether you want to use it more as a journal or more as a scrapbook, the options are endless.
Twelve: Timeshel If you are more of a visual person, Timeshel is an awesome monthly photo subscription service. Using their app, you can have 30 pictures from your phone printed and sent to you each month. They even arrive at your doorstep in a stacking case that makes for easy storage. We've been subscribed to this for almost 2 years. PS: If you want to use my referral code: LRPSL we both earn a $5.95 credit!
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