Sunday , 23 November 2014

Simple Gifts

I’ve been off my game this week.  First, my frog princess returned on Monday evening from her first trip away from me (5 DAYS, people!).  That, in and of itself brought all  kinds of emotions to my heart. Deep, raw and normal (or so my tribes tell me). She had a blast and I didn’t lose my mind so, I consider it a success.

Then, I received a call yesterday from my cousin to let me know that she was in labor. I ran over to the place where my frog princess was born and was reminded of so many emotions that are engraved in my heart.

It gave me the strength to finally write down my own birth story.  And it reminded me of that day after, when it was all love and joy.  Just the three of us in a bubble that nothing and no one could burst.  My mother healthy, my life as of yet intact from the tsunami of 2011.

This is my cousin’s first baby. And she was amazing!!!  Her labor was smooth and without major issues and she most definitely deserves a push present! The little prince is 4 weeks early but you couldn’t tell, beautiful as he is!

I have a lot to catch up on in the next couple of days so I leave you with this:

This simple life that brings such joy, that tugs at our hearts with a simple wink.  This beautiful gift that God has bestowed, to make us feel, to make us think.  A mother’s labor brought forth this child, with grunts and breaths and pushes galore.   And with it she birthed a brand new life that forever will be adored!

Welcome home, sweet prince! Do you have any thoughts for the new mami?

 

Pimsleur Swedish

About Sili

Sili is the owner and Chief Executive Mami of Mamihood Media and My Mamihood. Selected as one of Latina Magazine’s top Blogger to Know in 2014 and Latina Magazine’s top 10 Mommy bloggersin 2013, My Mamihood was described as “a haven for fashion inspiration, baby concerns, must read books and even tech musings! This blog will keep you reading for hours…” When not appearing on top 10 lists or speaking passionately about those things she holds near and dear to hear heart, this Afro Latina loves hanging out with her frog princess, helping others, trash talking in her setting up all-girl Fantasy football leagues, reading and finding new gadgets to play with. She is currently punishing herself by pursuing an MBA with a concentration in social media from Southern New Hampshire University on hiatus from school much to the chagrin of her Type A personality.

6 comments

  1. He is simply beautiful . . .
    Thank you, Sili, for sharing this today.
    Blessings!
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  2. Five days without the Frog Princess – must have been harder for you than for her :)
    The little guy is such a sweetheart.
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  3. Simple yet so precious.
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  4. He is so beautiful!! You would never know he was 4 weeks early! Congrats to mommy! This Mother’s Day will have new meaning for her!

  5. He’s so adorable and cute! and your so blessed to have a little prince. Thanks for sharing this with us.
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