Sunday, September 19, 2010


This is owen and i hiking to stewart falls 5 days before sweet jane was born. I love holding his little hand. Tonight is one of those nights... where you just feel overwhelmed. In a good way. I am overwhelmed with JOY. The last few months have been so hard... so good... so special.
I love being a mom. I am so grateful that my body can carry a baby. I am so grateful for the sweet lives i get to be a part of. It is so hard. It is so amazing. Children are amazing. Owen loves to hug and cuddle me. He lights up EVERY single time i walk in the door. And all the love and care that has showered our home from friends and family... We are so lucky to be surrounded by so many kind people. Hopefully i can return the love.

I am so happy.


Michelle said...

Hey Shelby, This is Michelle Aedo. I saw your blog from Emily Gibby's blog. I thought I would check it to see how you're doing. I hope you don't mind. So glad to hear you had your sweet baby girl and that things are going well. I feel the exact same way that you felt tonight. I have been thinking all week about how amazing and fun it is to be a mother. I love to watch my little guy grow and learn new things and experience life. It is an amazing gift. I am glad to see that you are so happy. Take care and enjoy your cute family. Tell Jon hello.

Jill said...

you are such a good mom. isn't it crazy how we just figure it out?? i love it. miss you. see you in nov!!