Imprint a damaged teddy before throwing it away.
Take a cue from Australian artist Geoffrey Ricardo by applying a light coat of paint to the front of your kid’s teddy and pressing it against craft paper.
Turn one of your kid’s drawings into a key chain.
You can also turn a drawing into a softie.
Preserve your baby’s hospital hat and I.D. bracelet in an ornament.
Make a family yearbook.
Catalogue memorable items from each school year.
All you need are file folders and a filing cabinet or milk crate.
Another fun option is to make school memory boxes.
Keep an Ugly Photo Book.
Instead of throwing out or deleting unflattering photos, save them in a photo book! One day you and your kids will laugh hysterically as you flip through it.
Take humorously inappropriate photos to give to your kid upon graduating from high school.
Your kid will probably think you’re nuts, but also pretty damn funny.
Save ticket stubs to every show, concert, and game that you see together.