Letters to Our Daughters | May 2012

I am so fortunate to be participating in Letters to Our Daughters with several other wonderful and talented photographers. We may live in very different places and lead very different lives, but we have several ties that bind us. We are all photographers and bloggers, and we have daughters whom we adore. We express our love for our daughters in photographs and letters and share them in a circle of links on the 25th day of each month. This project launched last month, and was met with a lot of support and kind wishes. I am so thankful to all the women who took time to comment on my blog or send me a message. Your words of support mean the world to me and I can’t thank you enough.

Next in our circle is the very talented Emma Wood of Emma Wood Photography. Emma recently made the move from Australia to England with her seven children, a feat that I cannot fathom. Yet knowing Emma, I’m sure she accomplished it with relative ease and a whole lot of grace. The images of and letter to her sweet daughter Poppy that she is sharing today are very beautiful.

  • May 25, 2012 - 10:28 am

    Sarah Cornish - Oh Amy. This is nothing short of perfection! Your girls are not going to only treasure these STUNNING images but the letter just made me break out in goosebumps. SO touching and sweet and perfect. I am completely smitten. Love. Love Love.ReplyCancel

  • May 25, 2012 - 11:08 am

    katie o. - I need to remind myself not to read your letters while at work. I may have something in my eye…
    Your girls are so lucky to have these letters to look forward to later in life. They are so sweet and will be treasured always.ReplyCancel

  • May 25, 2012 - 11:52 am

    Therese - Absolutely stunning! I, too, have tears in my eyes. YOU are so blessed to have such lovely daughters, and THEY are blessed to have such a wonderful mother.ReplyCancel

  • May 25, 2012 - 3:23 pm

    jess - we obviously need to get together and go on a hike or something…with our nature related posts! oh that last paragraph did. me. in. i can’t even let my mind go there usually. you words are so eloquent and true. sigh. but now i need to go to my happy place of denial that they will ever not be little anymore :). love these images btw. MAGICAL!ReplyCancel

  • May 26, 2012 - 2:57 pm

    Katrina Stewart - Oh my goodness Amy. These letters are beautiful. l want to come and live next to you. l want those summers for my family as well. Where did you find those butterfly wings. They are just heavenly. What gorgeous pictures.ReplyCancel

  • May 26, 2012 - 10:27 pm

    Jessica - Gorgeous photos and beautiful words. Thanks so much for sharing this with us. Would you be willing to email me about where I can buy those wonderful butterfly wings for my own sweet daughter? Thanks so much, she would really love those.ReplyCancel

  • May 26, 2012 - 10:28 pm

    shalonda - stunning images…breathtaking words…your girls will truly enjoy every bit of these one dayReplyCancel

  • May 27, 2012 - 9:55 am

    Kirsty-Abu Dhabi - I am in awe of your beautiful words Amy… and how they pair so beautifully with these images – you have a way of saying the things in every Mama’s mind and yet weaving it with the stories of your girls lives – so very, very beautiful in every possible wayReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 11:40 am

    karren hubrich - I LOVE your letter to your butterfly girls. You are an excellent writer and photographer. I am a grandmother with 8 granddaughters, and 4 grandsons. I LOVE photographing them. I’m not in business…just an amatuer hobbiest who is trying to improve my photography. Thanks to clickin moms, I am learning a lot. I am interested in finding these butterfly wings. where did you locate them? I have a couple of little granddaughters who would love them. Thanks for your help.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 7:18 pm

    Rashmi - Oh Amy. The words.. the photos… sigh… just so beautiful . And how true.. indeed we watch their wings grow, watch them soar.. our hearts breaking a little bit.. and hoping and praying that they will always know they have a home to come home too. sniff.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 7:18 pm

    Rashmi - PS: my daughters have the same butterfly wings. <3ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 10:54 pm

    Jody - Amy! I love this! The photos are stunning of course (I love how so many of the photos are from the back as if they are flying away and the light is gorgeous) but I especially love your words. Your butterfly analogy is just perfect.ReplyCancel

  • May 30, 2012 - 8:15 pm

    Julia - I love this so much. The love you feel is so evident in your words as well as in your images. Your letter moved me to tears, what a perfect metaphor for the way we feel about our children, and how we hope that they’ll always find their way home. Love <3ReplyCancel

  • June 2, 2012 - 3:22 pm

    The Way l View …………… Motherhood » Katrina Stewart Photography - [...] This month l have been inspired by a dear friend to write a letter to my son. l have followed her blog for a number of months and have been totally captivated by the sweet letters she writes to her children accompanied with the most gorgeous pictures (you can see her beautiful words and images here: http://www.amylucy.com/love-letters/letters-to-our-daughters-may-2012/ [...]ReplyCancel

  • June 3, 2012 - 3:04 am

    Kelly - I have been following your blog for a while now and have never commented, but felt I had to after seeing these. Can you share where you got these wings? These images are breathtaking and gave me goosebumps. So special xoReplyCancel

  • June 8, 2012 - 7:35 pm

    Leslie - I adore these letters… I should start a collection of letters to my boys complete with pictures too. Hmm…

    The pictures are stunning. The light is perfect and there is just this sweet innocence about them – so sweet.ReplyCancel

  • June 17, 2012 - 3:37 pm

    Karen - Followed the link from red balloon photography……..beautiful letters. I’ve been inspired to write these letters to my own daughters and who knows maybe a UK circle will start here…….thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • July 26, 2012 - 9:59 am

    how to plan a stylized photo shoot | ClickinMoms - [...] the sun was shining, and it all fell into place. I edited the session in color and shared it on my blog with a letter to my daughters, as well as on Facebook. I plan to print some of the images for my daughter’s butterfly-themed [...]ReplyCancel

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