I’ve thought a a lot about why these stories have impacted me so deeply and apart from seeing certain similarities in our own ‘unexpected parenting journey‘ and wanting to be best friends with every single one of these families, I believe these are three real reasons...
I have been thinking A LOT about my pregnancy. Probably because it's been 9 swell months since my baby left my body and arrived in my arms. This may sound like an ordinary, perhaps even time worn phrase, but for us the journey to our boy was so unexpected.... and mind blowingly miraculous. It was a 'here' that I hadn't … Continue reading A reality pregnancy
I am not sure that I have felt such an overwhelming bounty of feelings at any other one point in my life, as i do now! Oh the paradoxes in parenting! It's 11:10pm, my husband is deep in Africa for work and my children are deep in dreamland. Everything seems to have right sized itself after a … Continue reading Concoctions of parenting
I thank God continuously for this blessing of a child. Not just empty words. I really do pray. To God. And I thank Him with my whole heart because I know He answered my hearts cry... down to every detail of our content, beautiful, happy little girl. I pray for strength, patience and wisdom when I need … Continue reading Where did you come from, baby dear?
My mind is buzzing right now with all all that I would like to share - diving down to try and gather all the precious little details and then soaring up to try and grasp our new vista picture that's grown over this special chunk of time. How can I put it all into words? What … Continue reading The last 7 months, love & instinct