Take a picture each year of the child's likes and favorite things and how tall the child is! (I would leave out the weight) present the pictures in a photo album to the child as they are leaving to college!
Dad had this in a picture frame in my room that broke when I was little. It's the little things in life that can make you remember something in the past that continues to make u smile in the present.
Strange and fascinating photos from the past... some offer a view of life in the past and some are a little close to the ones we take today. This is a woman mourning the loss of a loved one; a common type of photo in Victorian times.