Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’m going to save all my digital photos. You know, so when my boys are in their 30’s with families of their own, they can show their children pictures of when they were younger. My oldest isn’t even 3 yet and I already have over 14,000 photos in my iPhoto library and that isn’t including the videos I’ve taken! I printed out a bunch for my older sons baby book but it’s poorly put together and I haven’t even started on baby brothers. And those only cover the first year of life.
Then came this Google Chrome commercial called “Dear Sophie” about a father who opens a g-mail account to communicate with is daughter from birth into the future:
I had seen this commercial before but it wasn’t until mommy blogger Mommy Hates Cooking posted earlier this week that she set up an e-mail account for her son that it dawned on me – this could be part of my solution! So I created a g-mail account* for each of my boys nd just as Kristy from Mommy Hates Cooking did, I e-mailed the grandparents, great-grandma (yes, she has e-mail and knows how to use it!), uncles and aunts and invited them to also send e-mails of