Dear Lucia, I want you to know that being your mom is the best thing that has ever happened to me. You have shown me what love and happiness really look like. I’ve dreamt of you long before you were born, but I never could have fathomed just how precious and delightful you are. You…… Continue reading A Letter to My Daughter
When I was 16, Kyle and I starting dating and I dreamed of marrying him and having a family together. I had these lofty ideas of our picturesque life where I would be home with a baby on my hip baking pies and homemade meals that would be ready when he walked in the door…… Continue reading Marriage: A Partnership
Last week was Lucia’s 6 month check up. We look forward to seeing how she is growing each visit, especially since she was only 5.7 lbs. at birth! Kyle was able to go with me for this visit, and good thing he was since she was so active ripping up the sanitary paper on the…… Continue reading Let’s Stop Waiting for Permission
Dear new mom, This motherhood thing is hard. I remember I just kept saying to myself after I had my daughter “I just want to do right by her”. As much as we wish there was a well laid road map, the truth is that we’re all just guessing. We don’t know if what we’re…… Continue reading Hey New Mom, This is For You.