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Garibay Soup: Friday Letters

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Friday Letters

For Works For Me Wednesday I thought I'd share something special that I do for my kids with other moms. There's so many memories with kids and not enough space in the baby books to put them. I want my kids to be able to go back and read about milestones they had, funny things they said, and even the bad stuff. I want them to be able to know how much they truly were loved so a few weeks ago I went and bought 2 journals. One for Jayden, one for Ella. I set a reoccurring reminder in my phone calendar for every Friday @ 10:00pm and every Friday I write a letter to each child in their journal. Some letters are a short I love you, and others are detailed. I only wish I thought of this when Jayden was a baby, but better late than never. In the first letter I promised that they would have a letter every Friday. When they're 18 I'll wrap the finished journals up and give them as a birthday present. It will be a lot of reading for them, but what a special gift that will be for them.

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Blogger Rebecca said...

So sweet!

February 27, 2008 at 9:41 AM  
Blogger Mrs. Mordecai said...

That is a wonderful idea; you're creating such a special and thoughtful keepsake.

February 27, 2008 at 10:49 AM  
Blogger Mamacita said...

I love this idea. I write my son a letter on each birthday, and plan to give it to him later. But I might start doing this as well. It is quite a special gift. :)

February 27, 2008 at 7:15 PM  

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