Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Blessing Day

Chris's sister, Bree, got married two weeks after RJ was born. A lot of family from far away would be coming into town, so we decided to have her blessed that same weekend. It was a beautiful day and a beautiful blessing given by her sweet daddy at our church.

The Spirit was strong as he blessed her to be a shining light for her brothers and sisters to follow. RJ is lucky to have a dad that loves her so much.

She was blessed in a dress that was hand made by her great grandmother. The same dress that her aunties Bree and Haylea were blessed in.


Meeting her was magical. I didn't know I could feel so much love at one time. My entire life changed in just one moment--redirected entirely for this tiny little human.
She is the most beautiful person I have ever met; I can't remember what it was like before she was here. I fall in love with her about 57 times a day. I would do anything for this little girl. I can't describe the gratitude I have for this chance to be a mother. It is the most fulfilling calling and responsibility I have ever experienced. Is this real life?! How did I get so lucky?

The past 2 1/2 months in photos:

snoozing at Auntie Bree's wedding

enjoying some snuggle time with her Auntie Linds

this was taken right before she rolled 7 weeks!

this boy is completely smitten

Bennion eyes and Redfern lips

gold bow, red nails, and dark jeans...
this girl is ready to go out
Motherhood may not be easy, but I feel like I was made for this. The lack of sleep, the wider hips, the sore boobs (and other unmentionables), the poop and puke stains...they are all 100% worth just one moment with this precious little baby. I am living the dream.