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A Girl Named Story…

We thought of many names for you before you were born but ever since finding out you were going to be our little girl, we always knew who you would be. Leaving the hospital in Hua Hin after receiving the news on a hot Thai day, Daddy turned to me smiling and said ‘Shes our […]

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Welcome to the World …

Welcome to the world, our baby girl.  Your hair is like silk, your eyes espresso brown, How quickly we’re used to you being around. 10 tiny fingers and 10 tiny toes, all to go with your tiny button nose. Fragile and soft, your flawless skin, An overwhelming feeling to protect from within.  Your sleepy gaze, […]

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You Can Come Out Now…

Where are you Little One? When we first saw you on the screen in the Thailand hospital, the doctor concentrating as he worked the machine that was measuring your tiny body, he told us when you would be here. “Baby be here, October” he said as he showed us the dates on the screen. For […]

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We’re ready for you…

The years of planning and prepping for this moment are done. The months of growing you inside are very quickly coming to a close and we are now counting mere days until you arrive and emerge into this world. This process to create you began 15 months ago & for almost the last 10 of those, […]

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Mixed Emotions…

Baby Girl, I want you to know the happiness, excitement and longing we have for you to come out into this world. What feels like an eternal wait for you is almost at its end and I will get to feel the weight of you in my arms, smell your freshly birthed scent and stroke […]

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Your First Home…

Walking through the door of our rustic Portuguese house for the 1st time we were greeted with a sense of contentment.  Our landlady busied herself making teas & coffees before showing us around the house that was soon to be our own peaceful space. We were relaxed and we were happy. The home had everything […]

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Preparing for You…

My little girl… You are just a bump in my body, a feeling inside. For now, that is all we know of you. You are just a bump in my body, but you have had already had so many gifts.  We have bought you clothes & hats & socks, you have a little basket for […]

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Your First Gift…

My feet touched the fine soft sand, littered with shells. The grainy ground moving beneath my feet as I walked slowly along, taking in the surroundings. Breathing in the sea air, the late afternoon sun still warm enough to bead my skin with a light perspiration. I wanted to remember this moment, the last time […]

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Feeling you Move…

I knew you were there, I knew my body was creating a tiny life. I had seen you on a screen in the hospital. You were real. You had to be, all the tests said you were there, growing each day – yet somehow you didn’t seem a reality. You were inside of me, like […]

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Seeing you Grow…

Waking up early on this May morning, ready for our ultrasound appointment at the Thai public hospital, I felt a pang of nerves.  I do not know why, there was no one reason I could pinpoint as to what was triggering these apprehensive feelings. Was I nervous at what the doctors would say?  Was I […]

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