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​ Dear New Mama, Remember What This Feels Like.

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Because I know right now, you are having all the feels. And all the cuddles. And all the tears.

And you’ve had some time to appreciate the magnitude of feeling wanted, but you’re learning more each day about what it feels like to be THIS needed.


Your baby cries for you.

Your baby calms for you.

Your baby searches the room to nestle into his favorite spot that only belongs to you.

Please don’t forget the marvel, the gratitude of what this feels like.

Because as time goes on as it’s sure to do, this will change.

He will choose his own way.

He will start a fight.

He will run as hard as he can as you wish you could just slow. it. all. back. down.

But that’s not today.

Today, he finds his place in your familiar embrace.

And you know as sure as he needs you to hold him, he’ll always hold his place in his mama’s heart.

And you’ll remember the gift of today and exactly what this feels like.

(Mommys15Minutes, Jaclyn Warren)

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