our life as parents and partners, raising a little person and building a brand
by lauren cosenza
Quarantine maternity pics. They’re not perfect. Not award-winning. But they document our pregnancy in this crazy covid world.
Biking to the top of a mountain, she asked, who are you riding to?
Not long ago, this set of photos is one I would have deleted…
A lot of women who are currently pregnant or just had babies are advising others to wait. While every situation is unique and personal, I am not one of them.
Motherhood is not something you really get til it’s got. And once you’re the mama shark, not even for a second are you not ever again.
Right now I’m thinking about how I’m going to be able to love a second child the way I love this guy.
So how are you doing? How are you feeling?? She asks with smiling eyes. (All I can see of her face since we are both in masks.) It’s a loaded question and I don’t even know where to start.
I always love other people’s professional maternity pictures and family portraits. But for us they just seem too formal or polished or posed. At the same time, I do want to document this pregnancy and preserve this moment in time…
My prenatal providers have been healthcare heroes way before we started calling them that.
Some days we can’t wait to finally make it to bath and bedtime (when we all pass out!). And some days I want to last forever — to remember forever — as they slip through my fingertips and one day probably my memory too.