Thursday, January 8, 2009

To An Amazing Group of Women

A few months after I found out I was pregnant I joined a message board on Babycenter for first time moms. I thought it would be a great place to connect with other women experiencing pregnancy for the first time with me. I joined a group called First Time Mommas - July 2008.

Over the next few months, new members would come and go.. we talked about everything related to pregnancy and shared our experiences or thoughts to try and help each other out. By about 6 or 7 months into our pregnancies we had a pretty strong core group of members.

We had 'birth buddies' and exchanged phone numbers so that as soon as one of us was in labor the board could be updated by our buddy. It was pretty exciting in June once the babies started coming! It was so neat reading everyone's birth stories, and sharing in their excitement!

We have all been talking for over a year now, and we all are so connected.. its a really neat thing, I feel like I have known them all for years! I am so honored to be a part of this group! To all of you out there.. Thanks for everything!!

We have experienced so much as a group... pregnancy, childbirth, caring for an infant. I feel so honored to have all of these women in my life, they are always there when I need to vent, need advice or just need someone to tell my funny stories to!

Thank you to all my July 08 Mommas!


  1. Awesome, I tried to comment a few days ago but it wouldn't let me. I'm glad that you honored Ashley and Jack in this way.

  2. Kristin, this is beautiful. I still haven't found the words to post on our blog. I feel blessed to have met all you July 08 mommas!

  3. Kristin you are a beautiful writer. Your words are kind and so gentle. It shows your heart. It hurts that a mommy has to go through the kind of pain that Ashley has but I'm thankful that she has you as a friend. I'm truly blessed to be your mom.

    I love you (and still remember the days I got to snuggle you and kiss you good night),