48,000 shares on Facebook later, here is the post that went viral, making moms sob from coast to coast. Dear mama,
Could you wake up for a minute? I know it's hard for you to open your eyes - we haven't slept a lot yet tonight. But mama, I kinda need you right now. You see, the thing is, I feel a bit lonely at the moment. I'm laying here in my crib and I'm somewhat cold.
I didn't mean to cry so I'm sorry I did. I've been trying to get your attention by making some noises
I am three weeks postpartum and finally finding the mental space (and time) to talk about Adeline's birth story. As many of you know, at around 34 weeks pregnant, I decided to pursue my first ever natural birth. With my first two babies (now 10 and 1.5 years old), I went the traditional epidural route. Those birth experiences were mostly uneventful, which is good I suppose. However, something was telling me I could and should try natural for our last baby. I knew I didn't wan
I almost didn't do one this time. This pregnancy has been a fleeting surprise since we found out. As with many subsequent kiddos, you just don't usually "do as much" with each new one, which is really so sad. I was blessed to have a beautiful baby sprinkle this time and to decorate the nursery of my dreams for her. But I was going to skip the maternity photo shoot. I'm so glad I didn't. My amazingly talented girlfriend Allison Kuykendall, who delivered her sweet girl Juniper