Hi everyone, it’s Carly here! One of my favourite memory keeping projects is my Letters to My Daughters Smash book. This book is where I share all my favourite photos of my girls, special quotes and words of wisdom, and most importantly my personal letters I wrote just for them. My hope is that this book will come in really handy when my girls reach the more challenging teenage years and maybe not so interested in talking. Instead they can just take this book into their rooms, hopefully read it and know that they are, and will always be, very much loved.
Although I have plans to start a Letters to Emma and Letters to Abby book, my current Letters to My Daughters book includes both girls which I did intentionally. My girls are twins and a big part of who they are as individuals starts with them as a pair and I thought that a book that combined both of their stories and showed how special they are to be twins, would be a great place to start.
The book is not in any chronological order which is what’s so great about Smash books – order is not necessary! I just document what I can, when I can, and because there is no particular order to the book you can start it at anytime, with any story you’d like to tell.
Regardless what age your child is right now I highly recommend starting a Letters to your Son/Daughter book. Think how wonderful it will be for your child and/or children to have a journal to look back on as they get older filled with letters, photographs and notes from you about how much they are loved and how special they are to this world.
I hope that my share today might inspire you to start your own Letters to book and if you have any questions about this project or how to get started on your book, please leave me a comment, I’d love to help!