When Daddy’s Late Nights Strike

I have a counter-attack to those late nights my hubster pulls

when he cannot see our kiddos & they, namely, our big girl, absolutely PINE for him.

Enter the Daddy/Daughter Journal, a book for them to write notes to each other–

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She decorated the book with drawing, writing, stickers, & a ribbon, which she practically ties into bows herself. This was a Hanukkah present from K to her Daddy, as I knew busy nights & weeks lay ahead for us.

We know it’s the plan now, and it’s even a sweet activity to even (gasp) look forward to when the late nights happen. And oh, how they do.

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K taken by M. Willms, when I was pregnant with J

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The beautiful thing, besides the sweetness of a book of love letters between them is that this is such a great move for emerging literacy & words that matter. I hope they keep this book writing up–

For now, of course, I am dictating, but K also wants to do writing herself, & really-they can use this to communicate so much, about their day, asking & answering questions, …sometimes they even leave treats next to their book.

“Can you not go to work today, Daddy?

Because I just love love you so much!”

Here’s to the sweet love between daddies & daughters, particularly those under this roof.

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10 thoughts on “When Daddy’s Late Nights Strike

  1. What a wonderful idea! This reminds me a lot of the “sister journal” you and I made together, and we would mail it back and forth between us! It definitely made our living in separate states easier (and almost fun! Almost…) for me ❤

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