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Want To Write A Children’s Book Or Collect Family Memories?

by Yvonne Russell on June 14th, 2008

Parents who are interested in writing for children have a wealth of “teachers” in their own home.

Everyday situations, what children say and how they talk, the funny things parents say plus the full gamut of emotions families experience are all at your fingertips. Add a touch of imagination, some writing savvy and away you go.

Writing doesn’t even have to be published. It could be just for you and your family. It could be in book form or on the internet.

This is one of the perks of running your own home business. You are immersed in the family atmosphere and can observe some wondrous, joyful and downright funny things about family life and children.

If you are interested in writing for children for publication, here are some useful articles to get you started.

If you want to collect family memories on the internet, someone who does it really well is Rachel at Heart Of Rachel - A Personal Tapestry. She has a treasure trove of memories for her family.

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For inspiration on the funny side of things, take 2 minutes to watch this video of all the things moms (and dads) say over and over and over… again to their kids. It’s 24 hours of what we say crammed into a 2 minute song. 

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