Category: "Babies"

How 16 messages for a child as she grows can help you live a better life

While we can complete journals for our children’s journey to date, what can we leave our children for their future should we suddenly depart? Helen Stephens ponders… For those who watch the BBC series “Call the Midwife” I couldn’t help to be moved by the last episode of the latest series, which saw Sister Evangelina pass away peacefully. However, it wasn’t just this scene that resonated with me, it was…

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How to make someone else’s life better

What is a business? According to Richard Branson, the answer is simple. It’s “an idea that makes someone else’s life better”. Every week we receive emails and social media posts from customers who say from you to me journals have made their life better. Over the next week, in the lead up to the #pitchtorich voting deadline, we will be sharing some lovely touching stories. Here’s Sally’s story. Sally and…

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Dear Little Sister

I don’t see you very often, we have such busy lives and we live so far apart, so I wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed spending an evening with you.It was really lovely to talk about ‘the old days’ and recall fun stories from our times together.I also wanted to tell you that I think you are amazing.  As I listened to you talk about the work that…

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Delighted

I can’t describe how delighted I am that Practical Parenting & Pregnancy Magazine voted Our Story the best gift/keepsake for 2013 giving it their Gold award.  It is always great to win awards, but even better when they are voted for by the people who actually use our journals – Mum’s and Dads!It is hard to believe that this journal, together with Bump to Birthday, was only a rough draft…

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Best Baby Gift/Keepsake 2012-13

from you to me are thrilled and proud to announce that we have been presented with a Gold Award at the Practical Parenting & Pregnancy Awards 2012-13!
Our Story childhood journal has scooped the Gold Award in the Best Baby Gift/Keepsake category - wonderful proof that parents love recording and sharing priceless memories and stories. 
It is a fantastic accolade to be given this seal of approval by such a well respected consumer…

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One of the many reasons why we should capture Our Story for our children . . .

Letter from a Mother to a Daughter: "My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through. If when we talk, I repeat the same thing a thousand times, don’t interrupt to say: “You said the same thing a minute ago”... Just listen, please. Try to remember the times when you were…

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The story behind the arrival of the Parent & Baby range

Inspiring parents to treasure baby memoriesHelen Stephens, Director at from you to me, was delighted when she discovered that she was pregnant with her first child aged 41.  ‘I was so amazed by what was happening to me, how I was feeling and how my baby was developing that I kept a weekly journal,’ said Helen. ‘Once my daughter was born I continued to record all those lovely details you…

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