boots: c/o wanted shoes; jeans: target; tee: panache; belt: fossil, thrifted by my mom and stolen by me; cardi: giveaway win c/o lovenell
i will always look back on 2012 as joony's year. it marked my third trimester, the experience of bringing another life into the world, and beginning to find my footing as a mom. it's also the year i gave up a day-to-day involvement in our business in favor of staying home with my baby.
april was, of course, my biggest month: facing the disappointment of losing the kind of birth i'd been so excited for, the joy and peace of embracing the birth we did have, and the complete contentment of having that infant placed on my chest seconds after he was born. the beauty of those moments still brings me to grateful tears and makes me want to help other women feel empowered in the same way i did. becoming a mom has consumed my soul in so much more happiness than i ever anticipated. it is the sweetest thing i've ever taken on and i am humbled by the responsibility. i can't wait to see what kind of person the next few years turn my joony into. i can't wait to be along for the ride.
2013 will be a year full of running, reading, writing, and hopefully a new kind of education for me. we already have big changes on the horizon and everything just feels so fresh and exciting. i hope to not be afraid to share a little more about our life on this blog (still with outfits, though!) and to not feel guilty when i don't post every day. isn't welcoming a new year the best?!