The Art of Pregnancy

I am using this page of my blog as a canvas to paint this magical and colorful season of my life on. As a space to make art out of this season of change, transformation, and anticipation. As a way to hold onto the fleeting moments of it all, to freeze them in time, to capture them through the memories of photographs and voices of words.

Week 14- A Child of Love

Week 14- A Child of Love

Dear Cub, With every passing moment that I share my body with you, with every sunrise and with every sunset, I recognize that you are first, a child of Love. You belong to Love, it was Love that conceived you, and it will be Love […]

Week 13 – Heartbeat

Week 13 – Heartbeat

I am sure many moms before me and many moms after me have experienced and will experience the moment of seeing your child move inside you and hearing the heartbeat for the first time. I couldn’t hold back tears at the magic of it all. […]

Week 12 – My Heart

Week 12 – My Heart

Elizabeth Stone once said: “Making the decision to have a child – it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” My sweet  little Cub, Sometimes I wonder if my fear of pregnancy was just a […]

Week 11 – Perspective

Week 11 – Perspective

One of the most fascinating things about pregnancy so far has been the way it’s been changing my perspective on the world, on people, on humanity. It’s as if the flower of compassion that has budded but has been lying dormant within my heart for […]

Week 10 – Pregnancy Brain

Week 10 – Pregnancy Brain

I am definitely starting to believe in this pregnancy brain thing. Before I even knew I was pregnant I felt a difference in my person. I felt a sense of calm and peace, and the things that would normally bother me, stress me out, or […]

Week 9 – Magic

Week 9 – Magic

Everything looks perfect! We had our first ultrasound this week, and maybe the doctor says this to everyone, but he told us that he has never seen such a strong and healthy looking umbilical cord. I’ll take that as a compliment. Thank you yoga, avocados, […]

Week 8 – Nutrition and Fitness

Week 8 – Nutrition and Fitness

Pregnancy has been really teaching me the beauty of trust and guiding me through a new kind of relationship with my body. Throughout the years, my body trusted me and depended on me, for health, for movement, for flexibility, for strength building, for nutrition, and […]

Week 7 – The Colors of You

Week 7 – The Colors of You

When I think about you forming within me, I can’t help but bite back tears of unexplainable emotion. I am pregnant with a life, a world, an entire universe. I am pregnant with dreams and fears that aren’t mine, I am pregnant with an imagination […]

Week 6 – Transformation

Week 6 – Transformation

The hormones have been real this week. Simple words and silly thoughts have been arousing all kinds of emotion within me. I feel like I am at an intersection of death and of life, like my mind is sobbing at a funeral, while my heart […]