Memory Books for Auntie Jaime

I so want my kids to remember how much she loved them… ❤

Chez Scov

When Jaime died, one of the first things that I really cried about was the knowledge that my kids were so young that they probably wouldn’t remember her, even though she had been a huge part of their lives here. Harvey was only 2 months old at the time and Stella was just over 2 years old, and I knew without a doubt that I wanted to find a way to help the kids feel like they remembered her.

At first the grief was too raw for me to be able to put the emotional energy into making something concrete, but around the first anniversary of her death, my sister-in-law and I got the motivation to go through all of our photos to pull together all of the photos and stories that we could remember that included Jaime and the kids. In the end we created an 88 page photo album full of pictures of Jaime with her niece…

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  1. St. Elsewhere · · Reply

    That is a wonderful idea.

    I have been twiddling with such an idea myself. Am thinking of creating a short flipbook, with all three kids in it. “All three” is the operative keyword, because I am worried that my oldest would be gently shushed out of all discussions eventually (especially by hubby’s side of the family).

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    1. I love this idea!


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