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then and now

It's so wonderful not being pregnant anymore ... yet strange and a bit sad as well.  There are so many thoughts, emotions and feelings floating around these days.  This is such a special time that we are experiencing with our first baby.  However, I miss feeling those sweet little kicks.  I do not miss those uncomfortable stretches though or the continuous heartburn or feeling heavy.  I love being able to see, snuggle, smell, and love on my baby!  Felix and I still look at her and think, "Wow, she's ours!" 

We feel extremely blessed with such a good baby who sleeps a few hours at night, nurses and then goes back to sleep and isn't too fussy during the day.  Yes, we do have our fussy moments, but that's to be expected with a baby, right?

We're loving watching her grow and become more alert with each passing day.  It's so fun seeing her facial expresses as she sleeps and those accidental smiles just make me want to melt.  I LOVE her baby noises while sleeping and nursing.  Her sleepy voice is one of my favorites!

Being a mom is so wonderful.  I look forward to many more wonderful and perhaps challenging days ahead!


  1. Aww, sweet photo!!! I missed the kicks after my twins were born! I was glad to have them in my arms, but there was something special about feeling those little kicks!! So glad all is going well!! She is precious!


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