An Extension of Us

When I look at the calendar and see it is almost another new month I get a little sad these days. Each month that goes by is another reminder that our daughter is one month older, one month closer to turning “1”, one month closer to “not being a baby” anymore. These last 6 (almost 7!) months have been challenging, fun, and beautifully messy.

It is so hard to describe my feelings for Olivia. Today I was giving her a bath and I just kept looking at her like “how are you all mine?” I feel so much love for her it is not easy to describe, but I also feel like I have known her my entire life and like she has always been there. It is as if she is an extension of who I have always been, my life is just different now with her in the most amazing way.

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