Materials Used :
CS, PP (hoopla-cheer white out collection), button,ribbons, eyelets, flower brads, rhinestones, primaflowers, K&C floral felt trim,vellum, thickersgiggles (for the title, original color-pink, paintedthem with green)
paper cutting, inking, painting, stamping (backgroundof journal got butterfly & flower stamps but notreally visible from the picture..sorry)i altered the picture using photoshop elements to makea photocopy effect on the picture (not too clear inthe picture..sorry again)
Before I was a Mom I never tripped over toys or forgot words to a lullaby.
I didn't worry whether or not my furniture can harm achild.
I never thought about immunizations.
Before I was a Mom - I had never been puked on.
I had complete control of my mind and my thoughts.
I slept all night. Before I was a Mom I never held down a screaming child
so doctors could do tests. Or give shots.
I never looked into teary eyes and cried.
I never got gloriously happy over a simple grin.
I never sat up late hours at night watching a babysleep.
Before I was a Mom I never held a sleeping baby just
because I didn't want to put them down.
I never felt my heart break into a million pieces whenI couldn't stop the hurt.
I never knew that something so small could affect my
life so much. I never knew that I could love someone so much.
I never knew I would love being a Mom.
Before I was a Mom - I didn't know the feeling of
having my heart outside my body.
I didn't know how special it could feel to feed a hungry baby.
I didn't know that bond between a mother and her child.
I didn't know that something so small could make me feel so important and happy.
Before I was a Mom - I had never gotten up in the middle of the night every 10 minutes to make sure allwas okay.
I had never known the warmth, the joy, the love, the heartache, the wonderment or the satisfaction of being a Mom.
I didn't know I was capable of feeling so much, beforeI was a Mom.