Publication: The Post and Courier
Date: Feb. 28, 2015
In those early days, every pencil scribble, crayon drawing and handprint craft are masterpieces rivaling anything found in a museum gallery. But after a few years, even the most doting parents are wondering what to do with the volume of crafts, artwork and school projects overflowing from boxes in the spare closet.
Mount Pleasant mom of two Leigh Ann Garrett realized early on she was going to need a way to manage the folder full of papers coming home from the day care each week. She keeps milestone pieces from daughters Mollie, 4, and Annie, 6 months, including anything with handprints, footprints or Mollie writing her name for the first time.
Most of the rest is converted to digital files for creating memory books on photo storage and product sites like Shutterfly.com.