Since I put quite a bit of effort into my blog and treat it almost like a book-in-progress -- and since self-publishing makes me productive --- I print out my blog posts, three-hole-punch them, and keep them in a binder. That way I've also got something to show the grandkids :D someday, when perhaps the internet has changed beyond recognition and they want to see what it looked like way back when.
No, I don't print them out. My husband is very anti-paper. But he does back up our server and whatever else needs to be backed up.
I find that it is even fun to go back myself and see what I have written in years past. I did print out the blog posts from our honeymoon in Italy five years ago and I scrapbooked them in my honeymoon album.
I don't print out my posts, but I backup my blogs just in case. I also save copies of my posts to another portable drive - another just in case. Now, I do have some posts I have printed - like when my daughter had her "stern" talk with me and when my son melted the mac n cheese in the microwave - the funny posts that I want my kids to read when they are older. Those are keepers!
Growing up, you might remember a time in your life when the only thing scarier than the boogeyman was your dentist. Over the years, you grew to appreciate your dentist and his or her service to your dental health, however, it did take you some time to grow into that mentality. Give your kids a…