Saturday, February 6, 2010

letter to my little "wiggles"

Today we found out you are a little girl. I am so happy as I have always wanted a daughter.

I look forward to and imagine looking through your eyes at a brand new world. A world full of wonder... colors, shapes, and smells... unlike the world I know of troubles, hurt, and betrayal. I know that I will never be able to protect you from these things, but how refreshing it will be to experience it all with you, watching you take it all in anew.

You'll flutter your little lashes as the wind touches your face, gaze wide-eyed as you look up at the stars for the first time, and squeal in delight at the fluffy white kitty that lives in the backyard. Our little dog Tina will be your best friend. She'll be just your size, perfect for your many adventures in the grass, and she'll fit in your doll clothes so you can dress her up pretty.

You will be my angel. I will teach you everything I can. I will be here for you to talk to, to confide in, and to cry with. I will always be there for you, in whatever capacity you need... and even when you don't. We will share sleepovers and tea parties, and dress up time. You'll prance around in my pretty shoes when they're still much too big for you, and have free reign to fill my purses with all of your little goodies. I'll be a rock for you to stand on, and have magic kisses to make your boo boo's all better. My life will be but to make yours better.

You will be a Daddy's girl, there is no question about that. If it is in any way possible, he is more excited about you than even I am. Like me, he frequently sheds tears of happiness at thoughts of you, and our future together. You will love your Daddy. He is a wonderful man, a man who will always look after you and protect you, and a man you will someday compare other men to. He will be your safe place, and with him you will never feel scared. He is my love, my best friend, and my soul mate. You are everything good about us as individuals, as well as a living piece of our undying love for each other.

But you will be you. You will have your own likes and dislikes. You will have your own opinions. You will make your own mistakes. You will find your own way. Your whimsical heart will want what it wants.... and you won't be able to help that. I believe you will be a person to love to everyone you meet. And we will love you and support you always.

My sweet angel, I am holding you and protecting you inside until you are ready for this world, and when you are, you will be welcomed with all the love in our hearts.



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myletterstoemily said...

congratulations! you cannot imagine the wonder
of having a daughter, and that comes from a mom
who adores her sons!

i become inebriated when i am around my girls (18, 20, 24) now. the joke is, "what has mom been
drinking?"...just the air around them.

Marnie said...

Congratulations! I have a daughter and I was excited when I found out too. She is the best thing that has happened to me.

All the best, and most importantly, enjoy this moment in your life.

Marnie xx

Laura said...

Exciting! I have two boys and two nephews! Still waiting someday for a niece to spoil! Love my boys, though. :-)

Laura in Ludwigsburg

Laura said...

and I hope your girl washes her hair more than my little girl does

Donatella said...

Congratulation!!love the story I have a 16 year old daughter and she is my pride and joy

xcetrachick said...

Exciting! Girls are so much fun. Congrats~

Playing Sublimely said... nice to meet you!

Rachael said...

haha! Thanks everyone! I forgot to check the "email me the comments" box so I'm just now seeing these. I can't begin to express how excited I am, from cute little smiles right down to cutting gum out of her hair! LOL!! 17 weeks to go! :)