Dear Silas, I never really told you about before I knew you. Before I read the little test that told me you'd be the big change in my life this year. Before I thought about brothers, siblings, double strollers, carrying two screaming children under each arm out of a toy store because we couldn't buy … Continue reading My Godsends
Dear Silas, Your mommy may or may not be reaching a breaking point. What does it mean to be strong? How in the world have I made it so far without screaming out "WHY?" I am not questioning the purpose of it all, but can't we just trade places? I hear you struggling and I … Continue reading Fighting my own battle.
Dear Silas, What a tough little boy you have proven yourself to be this past week of life. You have stormed through some very difficult, almost devastating situations in flying colors. Do you realize how far you have come since that Tuesday afternoon when you made your entrance in to our lives? I have accomplished … Continue reading Family.
Dear Silas, This is Carson. You know, mom and dad's favorite little boy until you came along. I don't mean to sound bitter or anything, but you sure do know how to come in to this world with a bang! Sharing the stage isn't going to be the easiest thing for me, but they tell … Continue reading Hello, brother.
Dear Silas, I haven't been able to really make sense of my heart since the day you were born. I have really been trying to stay very strong for you, but there are a lot of times when I feel very sad. Even after all the time I stand with you and rock you as … Continue reading You are in good hands, but I miss you.
Dear Silas, What a day, my little one. Your mother is exhausted, but much more than sleep, I just wish I could hold you. Yesterday your daddy and I went to our routine Monday appointment for an N.S.T and to check on your progress. I had just checked in with the receptionist as your Aunt … Continue reading 11-12-13
Dear Silas, This is your emotional, drained, but overjoyed mother. We are eagerly awaiting your arrival, as today marks 40 weeks that you began your journey in my belly; from a tiny little "tad pole" to the almost 8 lb. baby you are estimated to weigh right now, we have loved you from the beginning … Continue reading Your Journey