Natalie is the beautiful mama behind the blog ‘This Sweet Life Of Mine‘ and one of the sweetest, most positive people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting.
Not only does she run her blog, Instagram page, raise two gorgeous kidlets all while designing and building her dream home, she has also just written a book!
Remember Mama was written to remind all mothers how amazing and loved they are. Beautifully illustrated by Dana Borthistle it is the perfect gift for any mum in your life- and to top it off, for every copy of Remember Mama sold a donation is made to help support mothers with post natal depression.
Read on for Nat’s letter to her own daughter, Chloe.
The task of writing this letter to you has felt a little daunting. No amount of words could ever touch on all of the things that I would like to say to you, and all of the ways that I love you. My thoughts feel like an ocean and my words here are but a single drop.
Before you were born I didn’t know if you would be a boy or a girl, but I dreamt of you my baby girl for as long as I could remember. Luck doesn’t play a part in many areas of life but when you entered our lives I felt like the luckiest Mother in the world. Every day since you were born I look at you and I count my blessings, and I feel so grateful that we were given to each other. I have tears in my eyes as I write this because I am so overwhelmed with emotion for how much I love you. My biggest piece of advice that I could offer you is to be compassionate. Being a compassionate person goes along way in life. Always be empathic and be kind. Be gentle and do not judge people. You are the sweetest soul that I know and this will take you so far in life. The way you touch someone’s heart it the way you touch the world.
Be strong and determined. Don’t let people walk all over you. Never get hung up on others opinions of you. What matters is you.
See the world, taste, experience, try. What you never do is not done my darling girl, and my wish for you is that you get done everything that you want to in life.
I will always be by your side as not only your Mother but your friend and greatest supporter. You will always be able to lean on me. You are adored by everyone who knows you and everyone who meets you. Not by being the loudest person in the room, but by your quiet charm and your heart of gold.
I can’t wait to show you everything that this world has to offer. Take care of it and do your part. Be mindful and above all care for people.
My Coco you are my angel.
Love always and forever