Caelan is growing so much. He’s 13.5 pounds & 23 inches long: he gained another 2 pounds and grew another half inch this past month. I think my heart doubled in size. Continue reading “Caelan Thomas: two months”
We’ve been soaking in the beautiful spring weather, spending lots of time outside, and just savoring the moments we have as a family. Caelan will be two months on Wednesday; never in my life has two months seemed to go by so quickly. His first year is flying by and I’m so afraid that if I blink, I’ll miss something. Continue reading “May Snapshots”
When Caelan was born, we were so excited for our family to come meet him right away. The day we had him, my parents, my sister, and her fiancee came to the hospital to meet our little bug. Seeing them with him were some of the happiest moments of my life. Continue reading “Visiting Your Friend/Family Member with a New Baby”
I always wondered what being a mom felt like.
I mean, I still feel like me; I don’t think my identity as a person has changed. I still like the things I like and hate the things I hate. I still have the same job and I still drive my husband crazy and I still obsessively redecorate our apartment. But there’s this whole, gigantic new part of me that I’ve given to a little person. A person I created. A person I would literally give my life for. Continue reading “Mom Thoughts for Mother’s Day”