6.21.2009

The Man of My Dreams Turned Dad of My Dreams

My husband has only been a father for 6 days...and at least once during each of the first 4 days (while we were in the hospital) I had a nurse or a doctor tell me what a phenomenal dad he was...one did so with tears in her eyes. I agreed with them, smiling and knowing that I had already counted my blessings and told myself what an amazing dad he was at least 3,000 times in any given minute.


Graham, I have loved you for a very long time (10 years, to be exact)...and I have always been thankful for how wonderful you are...but seeing you with Evie overwhelms me with so many emotions. I am beyond grateful that our little girl gets to have a father like you...and I feel both completely undeserving and totally fortunate. You have already proven yourself as World's Best Dad in my book...and if there were a Rookie of the Year Award in parenting, your name would be on it. Thank you and Happy First Father's Day.

6 comments:

docrenee said...

Ashley,

Your post almost made me cry! I am so happy to see how happy your family is!!! Congrats again.....

Feel the Sparks said...

Ashley,
I love your writing. Everytime you talk about baby Evie or Graham I get overwhelmed with love...your love for them comes through your writing and it absolutely beautiful! I love reading your posts because they always brighten my day. I'm so happy for you!

agh said...

dads are totally underrated.

Lauren Rae said...

Ash,

I am so so so so excited for you & Graham. Congratulations a thousand times, Evie is so blessed to have such wonderful parents who are still crazy in love with each other!

Love you guys.
Lauren Hatch

Kristina Parnell said...

I love reading your blog! And I can totally relate... When we were in the hospital after Eli was born, I was sick, so Sam had to do everything - even carry me to the bathroom and assist, if you will. One day, my mom looked at me and said, "I think you've fallen in love with your husband all over again." And I had. Being parents together changes everything - it's so wonderful! What love!

agh said...

this is not baby-related at all but i have the same nightgown! i love it so much i might just buy it in every color haha.