• Give the gift of tradition

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Meet the Dear Mom Journal

We're turning childhood memories upside down - this one's for you, mama!

The Dear Mom Journal is a perpetual keepsake journal to a mother from her child in lieu of cards for holidays, birthdays or just because.

Just imagine years of cards to mom - those baby handprints, toddler scribbles, childhood art masterpieces and teenage letters - bound together in one beautiful place.

The journal features:

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Narrative Forth Founder Sara Brown

The Narrative Forth story

I'm Sara, and in 2013 I dreamed up the Narrative Forth concept and handmade the very first journal because one didn't exist on the market. Our Brown Family journals have become our most cherished keepsakes, and now it's my goal to share this beloved (and simple!) family tradition with you.

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Entry Inspiration included in the journal

Tell your mom one way you'd like to be like her when you grown up.

Entry Inspiration by Age | Teenager (ages 12-18)

Entry Inspiration included in the journal

Share a joke with your mom that will make her laugh.

Entry Inspiration by Age | Grade Schooler (ages 5-12)

Entry Inspiration included in the journal

May you feel well loved and celebrated, today and always. Happy Birthday.

Entry Inspiration by Occasion | Birthday Wish

Entry Inspiration included in the journal

The best part about being a mom probably is...

Entry Inspiration by Occasion | Mother's Day Prompt

Entry Inspiration included in the journal

To move forth in life, a mother and child, toward goals both common and unshared, is to know that life's milestones are best celebrated together.

Entry Inspiration by Occasion | Milestones Reflection

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