Conversations with My Father and Mother

Fill in the branches of your family tree as you to get to know the most important people in your life.

$13.00

When I Was Your Age...

Described as "A keepsake journal for celebrating a lifetime of stories," these precious books will not only fill in the branches of your family tree with personality and life, but also help you to get to know the most important people in your life.

Packed with over 70 pages of intriguing questions such as "When did you learn to drive?" "Who was your first crush?" "What did you think each of your children would grow up to be?", this journal is sure to spark additional conversations, unlock colorful pasts and provide future generations with rich anecdotes of people, places and time periods.

Features charming illustrations, spaces for photos and plenty of room to write, this keepsake journal could well become your family's most treasured heirloom. Because after all, the most important stories that we tell, are our own. Made in China. Available in Mother or Father editions.

Made from
100% recycled paper label stock
Measurements
9.75" L x 8.75" W
Item ID
16738

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsConversations with My Father and Mother
 
4.6

(based on 191 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (128)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (56)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (79)
  • Durable (75)
  • Sleek design (38)
  • Improves organization (37)
  • Easy to use (22)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Organization (17)
  • Everyday use (16)
  • Gift (12)
  • Occasional use (12)
  • Memories (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (98), Budget shopper (57), Midrange shopper (13), Casual reader (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (177)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (109), No (44)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Different Baby Shower Gift

I bought this for my sister for her and her son. It is a nice book for someone to always remember the stories that one has told. It has a lot of open ended...Read complete review

I bought this for my sister for her and her son. It is a nice book for someone to always remember the stories that one has told. It has a lot of open ended questions that can lead to all kinds of discussion. It would be perfect as a baby shower gift!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ideal for American Mom

I use this book to record memories from my mom. But the problem is that most of these questions are for moms who grew up in middle to upper class in the USA. There...Read complete review

I use this book to record memories from my mom. But the problem is that most of these questions are for moms who grew up in middle to upper class in the USA. There isn't any varied cultural questions.

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5.0

Such a great gift

By 

from New York, NY

About Me Rarely Read

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Creative
  • Informative

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Reference

    Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

    My mother has begun answering the book which has become such a topic of conversation for us. It's truly a gift because it asks things I wouldn't think of and has really brought us closer. It's a gift for her that is actually a gift to me.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Dad cried

    By 

    from Pella, IA

    About Me Casual Reader

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Memories
      • New age scrap book

      Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

      After years of harassing my dad to write his stories down, he now has prompts to help him. He and I have plans to sit down and work through the book together because he has led an incredible life that needs to be documented.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      People of few words- perfect

      By 

      from wa state

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Read

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Older Readers

        Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

        My parents have always been quiet, people of few words. They were confused about the book, or maybe concerned. However, both have started to complete and I feel as though it will fill in the blanks, and even more importantly be there when they aren't.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Worth the Money

        By 

        from Cleveland, OH

        About Me Casual Reader

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Read
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift

          Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

          I bought a set of these as part of my parents' anniversary gift. They loved the idea and we look forward to filling out the books together.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Thoughtful and sentimental

          By 

          from Springfield, VA

          About Me Casual Reader

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Read
          • Informative
          • Probing

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family history
            • Gift
            • Reference

            Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

            A great way to learn things you might not otherwise ask about important people in your life. Very well priced.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Arrived ahead of schedule!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            I love this book and so did my Dad

            By 

            from Long Island, NY

            About Me Bookworm

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Read
            • Great way to spend time with family
            • Informative
            • Page-Turner
            • Well Written

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Finding out more about people you love
              • Gift
              • Older Readers
              • Younger Readers

              Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

              My Dad and I have a standing date that everytime I come over we do a page together. I love hearing the stories he tells me, especially if it was embarrassing because he gets all red and has a huge smile on his face. It will be something that I will always treasure.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Service, condition and on time delivery were perfect.

               
              5.0

              Perfect gift!

              By 

              from Bergen County New Jersey

              About Me Bookworm

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Thoughtful
              • Well Written

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gift

                Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

                What do you get the man that has everything? Something like this! My dad called me after he received it and said it was the most thoughtful gift he has ever been given. My parents have been divorced my entire life, so I didn't get to spend much time with my dad growing up. Now my father has Lyme disease and its damaging his memory. This book is going to provide us with many amazing conversations and I will be able to hold onto the memories for ever.

                Service and delivery comments:

                The gift wrap is beautiful!!!

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome keepsake

                By 

                from Grand Rapids, MI

                About Me Casual Reader

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Read

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Easy
                  • Fun
                  • Gift
                  • Interesting

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

                  Bought this for my mom for Mother's Day. I'm looking forward to learning fun new things about her!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Great Keepsake to hand down for generations!

                  By 

                  from Cape Coral, FL

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Colors
                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Graphics
                  • Great Interview Questions
                  • Lightweight
                  • Stable
                  • Well Built

                  Cons

                  • Lengthy

                  Best Uses

                  • Every Day Use
                  • Family Tree
                  • Heirloom
                  • Special Occasion
                  • Special Project

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

                  Great gift! Great conversation recording tool between Father and Child/Children to pass on.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Speedy delivery, great in time to redeliver as gift! Received in great condition.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Convos with Dad

                  By 

                  from Columbus, OH

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Well Built

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Making memories

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Conversations with My Father and Mother:

                    Greatest thing about this book is the legacy it will leave behind.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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