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What would you write to your baby in a letter? If you’re an expecting parent, what do you want your baby to know before his or her arrival? If you’re the parent of a newborn, what are some of the things you want your baby to know about growing up?
I have written in journals for each of my four kiddos, just like my mother did for me. Each journal contains letters from me describing how I felt during pregnancy, what birth was like, and each milestone along the way. Someday I hope they’ll read them when they’re ready to have kids of their own.
If you remember, I also wrote a Letter to My Last Baby before I even knew she was a ‘she’. Boy, was that one hard to write!
This is what I would write to her now:
Dear Baby Girl,
I never knew I could be so happy. Here you are, four months old already, but you’re still a newborn to me. I’m not ready for you to grow up yet!
I vividly remember the second you were born, when the doctor held you in the air and proclaimed, “It’s a girl!” Your dad and I were thrilled at that surprise. We were a complete family, with two boys and two girls.
They put you right on my chest and put a blanket over you. Oh, how I loved those first snuggles! There you were, my rainbow baby, after such a difficult pregnancy, curled up against me…I knew I could never forget that moment.
You’re my last baby. I want to treasure each and every second that you’re a baby because I’m not going to ever experience this again. I want to just sit and cuddle you all day. I want to count your ten tiny fingers and ten tiny toes. I want to smell your baby smell. I want to sing to you and listen to you ‘talk’ to me. I want to make silly faces and make funny sounds just to hear you giggle. Even though I can’t always just sit for hours on end studying your little face , I do take all the time I can.
Don’t grow up too fast, Baby Girl. But thanks for making me a mother one more time.
Letters to Baby
Huggies wants to know what you would write to your baby. Have you ever though about what you’d say? If you already had your baby, what are some of the special moments you’ve had so far?
Celebrate Mother’s Day by sharing your message! You could share it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or even your blog. Be sure to use #DearBaby in your post so we can read them all!
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