My cute sister and her husband were informed back in November that a birth mother had chosen them to adopt her baby! We have been so excited around here :)
I wanted to throw a long distance shower for her so with her input we came up with a fairly simple plan. I ordered a cute bunch of woodland animal images from Etsy and came up with a card with instructions, a poem (politely asking for gifts to be in the form of money), and a card for the "guests" to write advice for Angie. I included an envelope and stamp to make it easy.
(a copy of the poem)
Little Maggie Fe is scheduled (c-section) to be born tomorrow!
Can't wait to see this sweetheart :)
I had the opportunity to make another card for another mother recently.
An aide in Abby's orchestra class lost a baby to SIDS and so the class wanted to do something for her. I cut out a bunch of notes with my silhouette and sent them to class with Abby and had all the students sign them with silver sharpies. I didn't even think of marking the front and back of the notes somehow...I guess I just figured that even amateur musicians would know the difference :)
Oh well, I just had to put some of them on the staff backwards.
I made the card, another mother picked up a gift basket from Great Harvest and we, along with the kids, presented them to her at their last concert.