When the going has been ridiculously tough, all I’ve had to do is look at you

The following letter was written by Nicky for her Daughter on the eve of her 2nd birthday. Dear B Tomorrow you are 2. Yep, that means we have had the pleasure of your company for…

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My shining light

  To my sweetest girl, I’m not really sure how to find the right words for this letter. I suppose it begins as an apology. When I dreamt of my baby and the tiny human…

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On this first Mother’s Day without you

  This beautiful letter was written by Alyx Elliott for her daughter Skye who heartbreakingly, was stillborn earlier this year. It was written just a few weeks later on Alyx’s first Mother’s Day.    …

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I’m sorry I felt so odd when I saw you were a boy

  The following letter was written by Sep, a South London based mama to two boys and secondary English teacher. You can read more of her work as well as some beautiful poetry on her blog Dear Stupid…

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The lesson is … enjoy your snogging days. They’re fun.

The following letter was written by Anniki Sommerville for her daughter Rae (when she is older!) Anniki is Super Editor at Selfish Mother (where you can also read more of her brilliant work) or follow her…

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6   122
17   161
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6   86
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12   62
0   17
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