One dad found a simple yet significant way of remembering his kids' small life stories. Matthew Dicks is a writer who decided one day to record a short story snippet each day for inspiration (Parents). Instead of running out of moments, he discovered something incredible: he learned to see brief moments with his children as stories.
Dicks created a spreadsheet with enough space for a sentence or two. Then he distilled events into a brief telling: moments like his daughter entering dance class by herself for the first time, or his three-year-old son helping him rake leaves.
Dicks implores parents to record stories of their own, explaining that his spreadsheet is now his most valuable possession: "The memories of our children are the most precious things we possess," Dicks insists.
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