Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Nearly a year...

It's been nearly a year since my last post.  What a year it has been!  Most definitely the fastest year I can remember.  A lot has happened since those pregnancy posts from last summer.  More than I could ever recount adequately in words.  This almost-year has made me a mom, made Andy and I parents, and has allowed a baby boy to grow and change in ways that are so dramatic I feel as though I could blink and he'll grow another inch.  There were many hard moments, especially in the beginning, where I thought life as I knew it was over.  And really it was.  But in caring for this little boy, life has grown to be richer and more fulfilling, and I have changed and grown in ways I never thought possible.  

Although we are very much settled in our newish home, and we are updating things here and there as nap time allows…projects and crafts are slow coming.  Ideas are constantly swirling in my head, pins are still being pinned on Pinterest, and magazine pages are still being dog-eared.  But the work of raising a little boy comes first, and he keeps me busy, so who knows when I will get in the rhythm of changing things around here on a regular basis.  Most changes currently involve moving "pretties" to top shelves, covering electrical outlets, and putting up baby gates.  But these are the days!  Those sweet baby snuggles before bedtime and giggles playing peekaboo are the moments I am trying to soak in with every fiber of my being.  I know they will be gone all too soon.