Baby Footprint and Poem

I found this footprints poem on the Internet. I did a foot print of my daughter's foot, then once it dried, scanned it into the computer. I then used a graphic program, added the poem and pasted the footprint.

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By Karyn from Ottawa, Canada

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July 16, 20080 found this helpful

That is SO neat -- I've e-mailed this to my daughter-in-law. This might be something she'll do for my son for father's day next year. . .

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July 17, 20080 found this helpful

My son and his wife had a baby in November and I can't think

of a better gift that surely would be held in the heart. My son is in Iraq at the moment, I think this is just what he needs. I's beautiful.

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July 17, 20080 found this helpful

Love this. I think i will have to make some for gifts for people i know with babies. Thanks for sharing.

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July 17, 20080 found this helpful

Hi Karyn,

Thank you so much for this neat idea. But it looks like the poem got cut off at the end . "So, " Can you repost then ending of the poem? Thank you in advance.

bette

Editor's Note: Hi Bette, it looks like it is all there. Here is the poem:

For My Daddy

"Walk a little slower Daddy,"

said a child so small,

"I'm following in your footsteps

and I don't want to fall.

Sometimes your steps are very fast,

Sometimes they're hard to see;

So walk a little slower, Daddy,

For you are leading me.

Someday when I'm all grown up,

You're what I want to be;

Then I will have a little child

Who'll want to follow me.

And I would want to lead just right,

And know that I was true,

So walk a little slower, Daddy,

For I must follow you."

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July 18, 20080 found this helpful

As a dad and grandpa of five I was excited by this poem. We have the footprints and I am an avid scrapbooker. So thanks for the inspiration for many new pages in the books I am making for my grand children.

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July 19, 20080 found this helpful

As a toddler teacher in a preschool setting, I've done footprints and handprints with poems for years as gifts to moms and dads and to include in the children's portfolios. This is one of my favorites!!

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