Day 9: Letter to My Kiddos

For the last couple of days, I tried writing an original letter, but life got a bit complicated. So…I decided to re-post a letter I wrote not too long ago for my other blog, Designing Life. I think it’s a very important letter that’s worth repeating. Letter to My Kiddos Originally posted on Designing Life,…

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To My Kiddos

Dear Kiddos, I’m writing this because there are important things you need to hear. Do not take offense. Do not tune me out. Others may tell you what I’m about to tell you, but you have to know that I’m writing from my heart and not out of some malicious intent to make you feel…

A Special Message

Sit down here. Yes, that’s right ~ sit right next to me because what I’m about to say to you is extremely important. Are you listening? Are you ready to hear what I’m about to say? Okay. May I? May I hold your hand? Thank you. Here goes… {deep breath} My friend…my dear, dear friend,…

Anniversary

Dear Momma, It’s been five months since you left us and I know that you’d be fussing at me, telling me to stop being so sad. I know you’re in a better place, not suffering anymore and I feel comforted in the knowledge that you are with so many people who love you. I just…

Happy Mother’s Day

Dear Momma, I knew that Mother’s Day was going to be difficult this year. It didn’t help that I felt bombarded by the advertisements and constant reminders to “show Mom how much she’s appreciated”. Truthfully, I didn’t need a highly commercialized specific day to show you how much I appreciated you. Furthermore, I didn’t need anyone…

Legacy

Dear Momma, Sometimes I forget. Absent-mindedly, I reach for my phone to dial the number…and then, I’ll catch myself. My eyes close, I shake my head, remembering. It still doesn’t seem real. Sometimes, just when I think I’m doing okay, I’ll find something that makes me tear up ~ the birthday card you gave me…