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May 29, 2015
Letter to Myah.
I love Face-timing with my family in Fort McMurray, Alberta, but in spite of that I still feel it's hard to truly keep in touch with my sons' youngest children, who are both under 4 years of age. I want them to know me, to look forward to seeing me, to love me as I love them. So I decided that one way to do that is to send them letters. I am starting with the oldest of the two, Myah.
At first I was a bit lost about what to write, so I looked it up on Google and found Grandma's Briefs, a site about all things Grandma! I'm not a stranger to this site as I was a Grilled Grandma once! Here's the link "Grilled Grandma, Carmen" if you're new and haven't seen it. It needs updating, but that's okay.
Anyway, back to my story. So I read her article on 'How to Write a Keepsake Letter to a Grandchild' and found it very helpful. Do check it out if you have grandchildren that live out of town or country! It was a good introduction about how to write to a grandchild no matter what their age.
I found some paper that I had bought on sale ages ago and wrote a letter out. I used different colors of ink because she's young and it's fun.
I also made up a cute little kitten for Myah and called her 'Myah's Kitten' -- she's a digital stamp. I'm sure Myah won't mind if I share her with you all! She's a sweetheart! :) (Limited Time Only)
Myah's kitty just wants to play. She will be a good little digi for a grandchild to color, so I ran her off on white cardstock and added her to the letter along with some colorful glittery stickers. What little granddaughter wouldn't love that?
I used lined cardstock for the letter because I thought it would last longer and maybe even be kept as a keepsake. All that's left to do is find an age appropriate postage stamp and leave it in the care of our postal service. Since it's going to Ft. McMurray, AB, it'll take about 10 days to get there. I know - unbelievable, but so worth it anyway!
I hope she loves getting mail! I personally still enjoy getting something in the mail, particularly a letter or a card from a loved one!
Have a wonderful day!