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Letter to my mother

A letter to my mother. www.mommakingmemories.comWhere do you start a letter to your mother? That is the woman who gave you life, a woman who will do anything for her children? Where do you start to thank her for everything she did?

Since I became a mother I could only start to understand the capacity and vulnerability of a mother’s heart, how much love it can hold while at the same time break into many pieces. Continue reading Letter to my mother

Thinking back… my mother’s parents


THINKING BACK MY MOTHERS PARENTS

Thinking back about my mother’s parents I have a lot of good memories. They were a bit younger than my father’s parents and lived in the big city.

I remember their first house had many rooms and a big kitchen. Outside was Bruno, the dog and a big avocado tree in which we played a lot. Continue reading Thinking back… my mother’s parents

Guest post for SA mom blogs – Being a mom

I recently wrote a post for SA mom blogs called Being a mom.

Unfortunately there were some misinterpretation and it started a mini-twitter-war on the correct definition of a mother. Continue reading Guest post for SA mom blogs – Being a mom

My first letter to my baby

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When my baby was born a year ago, I wanted to make him a “space capsule”, adding some things from his birth day (like a newspaper, some technology that will be long outdated by the time he is 18 and a letter for him).  As it turned out we didn’t buy a newspaper (I am saving a magazine from that month) and I never wrote the letter.  The idea was to keep it save and give it to him on his eighteenth birthday.  I never found time to write the letter before his birth and decided to do it today, one year later.

Here it is:

My dearest son

I believe all children are miracles and experienced it first-hand when we see you grew and developed inside me.  Week by week we read what was forming and for the first time I understood what David meant in Psalm 139, talking about God knitting us together in our mothers’ womb.

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