Artifact motherhood is a collaboration of artists/mothers from around the world. Sharing stories of the joys and struggles of our journey. Our hopes and dreams for our children. With little nuggets of wisdom here and there. These are more than photographs with dates written on the back. These are the artifact we are leaving behind for children and the generations to come.
cindy - Oh Kirsty… this is so touching, and I couldn’t help but cry while reading. My daughter looks to be around the same age as yours and this story is so relatable. It is very bittersweet when they say “I’ve got it” and you’re left with feeling they don’t need you. There are feelings of pride and sadness. This is so beautifully documented and I’m inspired to do more of this with my girl.
Diana - This just filled my heart. I can feel the sense of pride, resignation and also love and guidance in your words. As a mama, I can relate those feelings even though I have only boys myself. They can do things themselves, and that’s so important, but they know you are still there waiting in the wings, forever happy to play a supporting act. Beautiful documentation of photos.
Jo Haycock - She really has got it, beautifully too. Though I strongly suspect she’ll always need (and want) her mum. We all do. Beautiful told, visually and the written word, as always Kirsty. xx
Hollie - Beautifully documented, Kirsty. This truly warms my own momma heart. How beautiful that you choose to pick up your camera to document and celebrate her independence. It’s one of those moments the two of you will surely look back on fondly, years to come.xxx
April - I absolutely love this moment captures. And your daughter taking the shot at the end? Brilliant. <3
Ann - Oh this actually made me teary eyed… I can feel the sense of time just whizzing by…what a beautiful post.