As I accompanied Shaniah towards your classroom on that somewhat unusually warm September morning, you may not have known this, but handing her over was super hard for me. Before now, I had never left her with an unfamiliar face. Here I stood leaving her at her table, firm fresh uniform swamping her whilst she…Continue reading An Open Letter to Shaniah’s Reception Teacher
My beautiful “baby” girl, It feels as though it was only a blink ago that you were able to snugly fit in my arms, that brand new baby smell so fresh upon your head. snuggled up in your swaddle blanket I sat glaring at you excitedly wondering what your future may hold. Before I knew…Continue reading Open letter to my daughter as she starts school.
Ryan, Today you enter your 23rd year of life! Today is all about celebrating you and that makes me super-duper happy. You aren’t one for loving the spotlight nor do you really love being centre of attention. Let’s be honest you aren’t exactly a massive fan of PDA either – but I am, so I…Continue reading A very special birthday message.
My darling this is one letter I didn’t want to write, one topic that shouldn’t even exist. You see, the world as we know it is changing, there’s more violence now than there used to be when I was growing up and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be slowing down any time soon.…Continue reading Open letter to a little girl in a big scary world.