February 14, 2015
Dear little valentine,
Hi sweet baby. : ) We don’t really know each other that well yet but I’ve loved you from the moment I found out about you. In fact, I’ve even loved you before I found out about you. There’s no feeling like it and it’s hard to explain, but I hope that one day you get the privilege of having your own little one and then you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about.
Daddy and I saw you for the first time last week and you are SO itty bitty right now. We fell in love with you even harder (didn’t think that was possible) and our adoration of you just grows every single day. As I was watching you on the big screen (and now as I’m sitting here with my picture of you) I couldn’t help but think how absolutely insane it is that those little arms are the same arms I’m going to feel wrap around me a million times in a million different hugs. That little face is the same face I’m going to cover with kisses the second I see you for real. And that little person is the same person I’m going to watch learn how to walk, how to ride a bike, how to read, how to do so many things. One day I hope I get to see you graduate college, get married, have your own children, and become every little thing you hope to be. I will still love you then, when you’re all grown up and doing things on your own. I will love you even more. You might not always need me, but for now you do and I am going to soak up every second of giving my life for you. It’s an honor to be chosen as your mommy.
I pray that even right now, small as you are, God is drawing you to Himself. I pray that He prepares me to raise you in Him and to faithfully point you to Jesus in every aspect of life. I pray for your dad too, because his responsibility is even greater than mine. He has already worked so hard and given up so much for you and for me. We are truly blessed to have him all to ourselves. I pray that we grow as a family and that God uses us all in tremendous ways for His glory. I pray He keeps you safe and blesses you immeasurably…right now and in all the years of your life.
You have my heart always, my little love. Keep growing strong and we’ll see you very soon!