Congratulations! You've picked out the perfect story for your little one. You've added their name and uploaded your favorite photo of them, and now there's only one step left: the dedication. This message is what transforms a unique gift into a keepsake your child will treasure forever. We know it's not always easy to think of what to say (we have trouble with it ourselves!), so we've put together this list of sample messages to help get you started.
|To celebrate what makes your child special
Recommended read: Sesame Street: Just One You!
You're a one-of-a-kind kid! Your shining smile, your adorable giggle, your endless energy: there is no one like you in the whole world! Whenever you need a reminder of how amazing you are, just open this book and remember that we love you always.
Grandma and Grandpa
|To say "I love you"
Recommended read: Love Is All Around the World
I love you more than words can say, but I'm going to try anyway! Near or far, you're always in my heart because you make the world a brighter place just by being YOU. Sending all my kisses and hugs your way!
|To boost their confidence
Recommended read: Curious George Curious You: On Your Way
You're such an incredible kid! You can do anything you set your mind to. Never stop reaching for your dreams, because even if you stumble along the way, we will be there to pick you up and cheer you on.
Your biggest fans,
|To wish them a happy birthday
Recommended read: Happy Birthday to You
I can't believe you're another year older already! You've grown into such a sweet, curious little kid and I've loved watching every moment. I can't wait to see what this next year brings you. Happy 4th birthday!
|To send them off to sleep
Suggested book: Good Night to You
The sun has gone to bed and now it's your turn! Snuggle under the covers with this book and I'll meet you in Dreamland. Good night, sleepyhead!
|To encourage discovery & adventure
Recommended read: National Geographic Little Kids Book of Space
I'm so proud of you. Keep questioning, learning, and discovering. It's a great big world out there—go explore!
To wish them a merry Christmas
Recommended read: 'Twas the Night before Christmas on Sesame Street
Even though we're miles apart, we're sending all our love this Christmas. Hope your day is merry and bright!
Peace, Joy, and Love,