Flying with the Dove
& Her Loves

May 10, 2014

A MOM

For me in my life, the greatest moment was becoming a mother. Grey has taught me so much more about life and about what things are most important. I spend less time worrying how the world sees me and what things I need to be happy and more time appreciating what amazing things I do have and the importance of love and family. I still have a lot to learn about being a mom, it definitely has taken time to figure out. Thank goodness for Grey's patience. I couldn't have asked for a more perfect person to be sent to my life and I am so incredibly grateful for this little person.

The blessing of being a mom to sweet Grey could not have been possible without the other half of his genes... his dads. Nate is the single most amazing person I have ever known and has made motherhood so perfect for me. His patience, unconditional love, and pure heart has gotten me through many hard days and trials. I cannot fathom what I could have possibly done in my life to deserve him but I know that I am incredibly blessed.

The motivation I have to be the greatest mom I can comes from my own mom. She is so giving and has never once denied me help or comfort in life. Most of the time I don't even ask and she is by my side to help me along. I envy her strength (she smashes live grasshoppers between her fingers), her energy, her imagination, and her childlike happiness and fondness with the world around her. Everyone needs a Loretta in their life... I am so happy I have mine.





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