Dear Mummy

So Mother’s Day is coming up, and what does my eldest child have to say to me?

Six and a half year old K actually loves writing notes to her papa and mama. So more often than not, when we arrive home from work, there is a little mystery envelope with letters and/or little drawings inside for us.

Here are pix of some of them.

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So delightful right?

I too, try to sneak in little notes (written on pretty post-its) onto her lunchbox as a surprise sometimes (too often and it gets taken for granted? Lousy excuse, I know) but I admit that she writes to us far more often than I write to her.

Anyway, when I heard of this blog train I thought it would be fun to join, firstly to make sure that I did get a Mother’s Day card, and secondly, I thought it’d be so cool to hear what she has to say to me (four year old B can’t quite write yet, so we’ll force her to she’ll get to do it next time). I gave her access to my scrap supplies (hand-me-downs from her loving aunt – thank you!), and here’s the result – Ta-dah!

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I was surprised again when she came back from school one day with this!

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Apparently the Dads’ parent support group had ‘set up shop’ in school, including manning a craft table with free supplies for the kids to pen notes to their mothers!  What a wonderful initiative on so many levels. K said during recess, she sat there with a few other classmates, stuck the paper and ice-cream stick together, and wrote me this note.

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Here’s a little note back to my dear girl:

Dear Kate,

Thank you so much too, for being my daughter, and that you and B are training me to be a better parent, even as we draw strength and grace from God’s unending supply. Take your time to grow, but always remember who you are as a child of God.

Love, Mummy

 

This post is part of a blog train, so tomorrow my friend Dotz will be posting on what her kids said to her this Mother’s Day! 🙂

 

dotzDotz is a SAHM to two little boys and a bunny! She blogs about family life, faith, craft adventures and fun outings at A Pancake Princess (http://apancakeprincess.com). In her free time, she loves scrapbooking and baking, and writes freelance for The New Age Parents, an online parenting magazine.

 

– This post is part of the Dear Mummy blog train hosted by Mamawearpapashirt.

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  6 comments for “Dear Mummy

  1. May 6, 2015 at 10:53 am

    I can tell you’ve got a little writer there and Kate expresses herself so well 🙂 love it when I get all these cards and letters from Sophie too.
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  2. May 6, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    She’s too sweet! Her handwriting is very neat too!
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  3. Zee
    May 6, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    Kate’s handwriting is really really neat!! And that card she made you with scrap supplies – it’s lovely!
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