Stop. Start. Stop. Start. I thought you were never going to come. You taught me so many lessons in the days leading up to your birth, sweet Cedar. You are the part of me that brings such empowerment and trust in this world. You came to me during one of the most difficult moments of my life, and you gave me the strength to move forward though the path ahead of me was unpaved. The road ahead of me was completely covered in the unknown.
We talked a lot while you were on the inside. Not just [...]
Trusting. Hoping. Loving. Giving. Motherhood.
Wanting. Breathing. Guessing. Changing. Motherhood.
Trying. Succeeding. Failing. Winning. Losing. Motherhood.
Believing. Sacrificing. Dreaming. Crying. Motherhood.
Remembering. Forgetting. Hating. Loving. Motherhood.
Laughing. Ridiculous. Beautiful. Imperfect. Motherhood.
It is one word. Motherhood. It is the greatest mystery of all. Motherhood. It is the one thing that changes our actual DNA to look different than it once was. Motherhood. [...]