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incipit vita nova

I am not the same as I was, but that is of course to be expected. I am a thousand miles behind and light years ahead. I am still me, just really kind of different. All that yammering about how having a baby changes everything?

Yep. Alas, it’s pretty much true.

And yet in not nearly all the ways I thought it would be. I am 6 months into this journey, and I am still wrapping my head around the wonder and mystery of the fact that I have a kid. And an awesome one at that. I am a Mom. My babe is 6 months old already!

I have joined the ranks of the tired. But I am immensely grateful. And awestruck. And despite my exhaustion, I feel totally and utterly alive.

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  1. Auntie Em (Melinda Stanton) says:

    I found your blog at Sandy’s Reluctant Entertainer today. I am obsessively “into” gardening this year and have been devouring your garden posts- got back to March 2011 and I’ve got together going in real life but I’ll be back. Congrats on the new baby and I hope you have a wonderful day!

    • Erin says:

      Thank you, thank you! I have been so in my own insular new mama bubble that everything else has fallen away… including writing and gardening and pretty much all else! But I am sooooo excited for spring and to start my gardens this year! And now my babe is here and gets to “help”! It should get very interesting. ;) Thank you so much for reading, and I hope you will be back!

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