On Motherhood

I’m 5 weeks, 1 day into being a mom, and wow. I love Sophia. I love the faces she makes in her sleep, her hands, her squeals, the way she throws an arm around me when she’s asleep on me chest. She has made me slow down and take deep breaths, smile more, pray more, and evaluate what…

Sophia’s Birth

After months of waiting, the day to have Sophia had finally come. As we checked into the hospital early in the morning on April 24, I felt as ready as I could be. While the day certainly wasn’t a walk in the park, I was pleasantly surprised that my contractions never felt too strong (bless the person…