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Kat13zMom
Mementos
January 9, 2013 at 5:13 PM

Wanted to share this with those of you who have LOs the same age as mine.

sewing

For my DD when she gets older, I'm making an heirloom quilt out of pieces cut from her clothes as she grows up. I'm also doing a Bridges of Madison County type deal by writing letters to her that she'll get when she becomes a mom or gets married. My version is going to be filled with all the lessons my mother should have taught me about life, but failed to do so for whatever reason.

What do you think? Are any of you doing anything similar for your LOs? If you decided to tell your children about your life before them, is there anything you'd leave out?

writing

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  • sumannie
    January 9, 2013 at 7:26 PM
    Awww! That sounds like an awesomly sweet idea! I haven't actually thought about it too much but I've always just wanted to make them a baby blanket or quilt for them. Not from tneir cloths but just a regular one. I wouldn't try to leave anything out. I think I'll be pretty honest with them. (=
  • mamamedic69
    January 10, 2013 at 12:01 AM
    I have letters already written. The first one was from the day I found out I was pregnant. Then when she was born, baptism etc.

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