Confessions of a Not So Perfect Mama
I won’t be perfect but I can be better than I was yesterday. Hey, I’m just winging it over here. But the reality is this is the ONLY childhood I get to spend with them.
I Still Think of You
Whenever I see other pregnant bellies I think of you. I think of you when I photograph other families. I think of you every time I see a bird flying above me or a dragonfly lands on my foot. I still think of you.
It’s Just the Opposite
So when you compare photos, it‘s actually just the opposite for me. This is a girl not wanting to change anything at all. This is a girl appreciating the stretch marks from my 3 pregnancies because I never before respected the “getting pregnant process” and how difficult it can be for some people. This is…
A Different Perspective
The moment you find out you’re pregnant is the moment you start thinking about your baby, talking to her, and planning. That’s why the moment you find out your baby has died, is the moment you feel like you have fallen through a trap door. One minute you are talking to her, the next is…
The Aftermath No One Talks About
How do you recover from a miscarriage? I don’t think there is any right way. You keep going. You do every day things. You do all of the things that are required of you as an adult because the world keeps spinning and time keeps moving.