Saturday, July 5, 2014

Baby in a box

I've known for a while about the Finnish practice of granting a box of goodies for every new baby.  However, I didn't realize just how sweet it was until I read this BBC article.  What a lovely tradition.

"This felt to me like evidence that someone cared, someone wanted our baby to have a good start in life. And now when I visit friends with young children it's nice to see we share some common things. It strengthens that feeling that we are all in this together."

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