Chronicle Books

Letters To My Baby

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Capture your hopes, dreams, and love for your brand new baby and share with your child in years to come.

This book of 12 fold-and-mail letters invites mothers to capture the fleeting memories of their babies' first years. Each letter bears a prompt for moms to reflect on their hopes and dreams for their little ones. The letters can be postdated, sealed up, and gifted for the years to come. In the future, their children get to break the seals to receive the greatest gift imaginable: a tangible expression of their mother's love. This heirloom-quality keepsake makes a priceless gift for the expectant or the more experienced mother.

An Oprah's Favorite Things Pick for 2015.

Some people want to know what the 12 letter prompts are before buying, so here they are:

  1. My wishes for you are...
  2. What I want you to know about me...
  3. The world I want to give you is...
  4. One really special thing about you is...
  5. On the day you were born...
  6. Your first home was like this...
  7. This is your idea of a good time...
  8. I laugh when you...
  9. My first impressions of you were...
  10. All the things I hope you'll try someday...
  11. [Blank - write your own]
  12. [Blank - write your own]

About the Author

Lea Redmond is a collector of curious objects and a maker of unusual experiences. She is always looking for the poem hiding inside things: a salt shaker, a clothes tag, a hand gesture, a cloud. Lea is infinitely intrigued by the way experiences can slip from the ordinary to the extraordinary and she designs things that hold this possibility. Leafcutter Designs, her creative studio in Berkeley, CA, makes the world more playful and peaceful one little experience at a time.