This Moment

I find myself sitting alone in a quiet house 
and thinking back to this night 5 years ago when I was ill, exhausted and terrified.
In the early hours of the next morning I was anesthetised and cut open ....
... and the most amazing person I ever met was pulled from my body
 and placed in my husband's arms.


I became a Mother. 
We became a Family. 


"Making the decision to have a child - it's momentous. 
It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body"
- Elizabeth Stone

10 comments

  1. Lovely, just lovely. Babies are a gift and in my case, no matter what circumstances have happened.
    I actually was a single mom before I met the love of my life. So I know what being scared when the baby's born and crying in your arms is like. But I chose to step up and grow up and I'm proud of myself for doing that.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Aww, what a cutie! Children are blessings! I'm waiting for my little one to come and your post just made me smile. Thanks :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love that quote. So true. A memorable moment indeed.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Hands up! Another tear from me! x

    ReplyDelete
  5. Oh goodness how apt is this! My step grandson was born last night by exactly the same method, so reading your blog this morning has special meaning to me. It's a little late, but a very happy birthday to your little one, I hope you all spent the day having lots of fun!

    Kate x

    ReplyDelete
  6. That brought a lump to my throat! It's just an absolute miracle how life is formed and I wish I let that thought enter my head when the kids are playing up and I want to shout at them......I'm surer it would stop me getting cross 95% of the time.
    Tickety-boo
    xx

    ReplyDelete
  7. love this post Sarah... made me fill up a little. Hope your little/big boy had a lovely Birthday x

    ReplyDelete
  8. Thanks to all the people who commented here and on my facebook feed - I'm sorry I made so many people cry (again!) :-/

    My Boy had a very lovely birthday indeed and was tucked up in bed fast asleep by 18:30 :)

    xxxxxx

    ReplyDelete
  9. Happy belated birthday to your boy and birth-day to you! I am only just catching up on blog posts. Glad to hear he had a lovely birthday. Jacinta x

    ReplyDelete

The blog is on an extended break (read about it in the latest post) and commenting will be closed for all posts at the end of 2017. Thank you!

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

The free patterns and tutorials on this site are provided for unlimited personal use. You may print a copy of a pattern or keep a digital copy for personal use only. Please feel free to share links to the relevant posts but do not reproduce or sell any of these patterns (either digitally or in print). If you would like to use any of my images, please get in touch!

Yarn sellers: Please do not print patterns/tutorials to distribute with yarn sales, as this is an infringement of copyright.




Latest Instagrams

© Crafts from the Cwtch. Design by Fearne.