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My darling girl, I knew it would happen like this; the longer you’re here, the more I love you. The first weeks were hard—really hard—and there were times when I loved you, but didn’t really like you. Love is like cement though; malleable and a little sticky at first, but absolutely permanent once it sets. And […]

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Hi my sweet girl, It’s been a whole month, 31 days, since you were first placed in my arms, screaming like your world was ending. In a way, I guess it was. Everything that you knew, all the warm, cozy, whooshing sound of my womb, was instantly replaced with cold, naked, bright, and foreign. You […]

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My sweet child, Two years ago on this day, I finally saw your beautiful face for the very first time. It was surreal and wonderful all at the same time. When you were born, you didn’t cry. People say that babies should always cry when they’re born; that’s how you know they’re okay. But you […]

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My darling, You are officially a toddler in every way, even though I still call you my baby. You are walking and running everywhere and rarely take a break unless we are reading books or you’re watching your favorite Super Simple Songs on YouTube or Daniel Tiger (you love!). Winter has taken it’s toll on […]

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