I’m nearing the end of my first trimester with my first baby (affectionately referred to as “Bean,” a name coined by one of his/her beloved aunties). And while I haven’t been pregnant before and I’m relatively new to this game, I’m already picking up an idea of how this process works (at the same time receiving humble reminders that I know nothing – so everything is right on track I would say).
My biggest light bulb moment had been this: pregnancy is just an experience. Now that might sound underwhelming or even irritating to some people. Of course it’s an experience! What I mean, though, is that like anything else we create in our lives, it presents a host of opportunities to choose how you’ll relate and what you’ll create. That doesn’t diminish its transformative value or even make it this big scary monster. Continue Reading