24 May 2010

A letter to my daughter.

Dear Brynn,
Growing up, when I envisioned my life as a mother, it always included a daughter.

Maybe it's because I am one of three daughters myself.

Maybe it's because I've always had a wonderful relationship with my own mother.

The exact reason, I'm not sure of, but I do know that having a daughter is simply something that I've always seen in my life.

As I got older, I swore I was destined to be a mother of boys. And what a wonderful life that would have been.

But I think, deep down inside, I would have felt like something was missing.


I loved you before I met you.

What the future holds for us, I have no idea. But I do know that it will be wonderful. Because it's a life with you.

Today is your birthday.

A day that I will remember forever. A day that I've envisioned since I was a little girl myself. And it's here.

Today I get to meet you. I get to hold you in my arms. I get to kiss you, and hug you, and hold your little hand.

Growing up, when I envisioned my life as a mother, it always included you.

And today our story begins. As mother and daughter.

I'll see you soon, sweet baby girl.

I love you,


Kaybee said...

Good luck today, Jenni!! Can't wait to see pictures of Brynn. A daughter is such a wonderful blessing to have. I know that I love my little girl to pieces :)

Sarah said...

beautiful! You made the waterworks begin this morning. Good luck today mrs.jenni! We will be praying hard for a safe, easy delivery for you and Brynn...


Larissa: said...

So beautiful! You have such a way with words. We wish you the best of luck and we can't wait to "meet" Brynn!!!

Shauna said...

Beautiful! Best of luck today Jenni! Can't wait for the details!

Kristie said...

Good Luck!! Congratulations!

Suzanne said...

Ah, you just brought out a whole bunch of emotions from when I had Mady. Add that to my post-partum hormone roller coaster and you have a very weepy Suzanne. That was a beatiful letter!

Anonymous said...

Crying now!

behind the fourth door said...

So sweet Jenni! Very very excited for your family to meet the newest addition today!

MrsKBJ said...

Beautiful!! I hope you are holding her right now!! :O)

sara said...

That gave me chills...and damn it I actually shaved my legs today! Good luck and I can't wait to see your new little lovie!

christine52078 said...

Having a little girl is amazing! Best of luck with everything and congratulations! There is nothing like the birth of a baby :)

Kristin said...

so very sweet :) Congrats!

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