It’s funny, isn’t it. How we zone in on the things that happen in life that signal an ending of something and the beginning of something else.
They roll on in, these momentous happenings, and soon they pass: although we do wish we could cling to the beauty of them. We do wish we could hold on to their quiet precious hands just that little bit longer than they allow us to. So we can breathe them in. So we can close our eyes and know something bigger than ordinary is actually happening to us.
That’s a lot of waffling just to get to the point isn’t it, my lovely bloggy friends. And yet I’m certain you all know me well enough to understand that waffling is my way of holding on to the precious moments of my life a little longer than the average human might.
Without further ado…
It’s a girl.
A beautiful, darling, button nose girl: isn’t that just the loveliest thing?
She’s been flip-side of my belly for a week and a day. It’s been a foggy time. A time where my hormones have screamed abnormal things and my rational side has begged to make it all feel a little more normal than that. But I am perfectly okay, and that is just about all I am asking of this post birth phase.
I am being so, so, so well cared for by a husband I love even brighter the second time around. I am kept busy giggling at my other children who tumble around, daily, and so often remind me of tiger cubs at play (especially when the tiger mum nudges them away and gently snaps at their tumbling bodies, in order to pull them into line.)
Life is both foggy and good, for now.
And to me, that is perfect.
Just the way it was meant to be.
3 replies on “And Then The World Changed”
Oh, Brooke, how perfectly beautiful! Congratulations on your gorgeous girl, and so glad both of you are doing well. Post birth is such an amazing time, fog and all. All the best to you and your family!
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Aww.❤️ Thank you my dear Kat! Your love and support have always meant SO much to me. Please forgive me for being absent from your beautiful blog of late. I’ll get there! I always do eventually!😘xx
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Oh, don’t worry, Brooke! I’ll miss you, but you have someone much more important to take care of and I know we’ll all see more of your beautiful soul soon enough. So much joy and so many best wishes to you and your family!