Family Day

Family means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.  I have my “original” family: my mom, dad, brother & sister; my family: Blake and the kids; but I am also blessed to have a group of girls (and guys) that have been present in my life for the past 20 + years.  We have been through many highs and lows together and the only way to adequately and precisely describe them is family.  With Blake working today I was blessed to have the opportunity to meet up with a few of them today!

BUT.. you know what made it extra special to me.  They have all became moms recently!  I was the first homegirl to pop out a baby and the transition (like how it altered our relationships) was tough.  Definitely non-intentional on their part and no one would have noticed because the only person’s life who changed was mine.  I know some people can relate to me and know what I am talking about.  When you are the only one in the group who has wee ones things change– they just do!

So one of my friends has a 18ish month old, the other has a 3 month old and the other a newborn.  Watching each of them become moms is so amazing to me.  I am beyond proud of each and every one of them.  They are amazing mommies and I am so glad my playdates now include spending time with them.  Not to knock the amazing mom-friends I have met along the way.  I cherish my new friendships.

Let me know how you spent your family day if you reside in New Brunswick!

Macro Photos (11 of 25)
My son’s future girlfriend
Macro Photos (12 of 25)
Making his move
Macro Photos (13 of 25)
Hopefully one of many playdates to come


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