Recently, as I was shopping for my sister’s baby shower gift, I realized I had no feelings of nostalgia or longing as I walked through Babies R Us.  That is, until I got to the books.  As I picked out each one I had a hard time not loading my cart with just as many for my own kids.  I realized in that moment how much I love to read to the kids, how I never want that to end even though I know someday it will.

I’ve seen some awesome book quote printables on Pinterest and Etsy so I was inspired to make my own from some of our favorites to read.

 ‘Little Blue Truck’

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Have you read this one?  Jared and I might actually love it more than the kids…it’s too cute.  For this printable I actually took a picture of this page in the book but to get the right crop I needed add the words myself (I used picmonkey!).

‘I Love You Stinky Face’

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Confession here, this might have snuck into my shopping cart that day.  It’s actually a Christmas present for Luke (shhhhh!  Don’t tell).  This too is just a picture I took (front cover – cropped in).

This one is a must have for all new parents.  I love the message and literally can’t get through it (even to this day) without choking up.  This is the page that always gets me.

‘On The Night You Were Born’

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Seriously, don’t we all need to hear that?  I found the picture of the moon online and added the text myself (again in picmonkey).

The other two were also found online (‘Guess How Much I Love You?’ and ‘Where The Wild Things Are’).  I printed all of these on a matte paper and framed them in some frames I had stashed in the garage.  So this project was free for me!  I hung them in the play area of the family room.

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What are your favorite quotes from children’s books?