Hey Moms, I'm sorry & you're amazing...

Hey Moms, I'm sorry & you're amazing...

I remember before I was a mom and, like all moms before becoming moms, I had those judgemental thoughts about parents. My inner (and, unfortunately, sometimes outer) dialogue, when I thought about what things would be like when I became a mother, sounded a lot like most non-moms... "my kid isn't going to do that," and "my kid will do this," or "I'm not going to do that," and "I will make sure to do this."

Then I got pregnant and things went the complete opposite of how I thought they would go.

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Mama

Mama

May 14, 2017. What a day filled with so much emotion. It is my grandma's birthday, my mom's mom - our rock. It is my nephew's birthday, who has officially turned 15 years old - the age I was when he was born and my family's world was so beautifully changed forever. It is also my first "official" Mother's Day, though I very much felt like a mother last year when my Lion was still a part of me... forming, developing, growing, waiting to meet the world. 

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