“Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again. And in between the amazing and the awful it’s ordinary and mundane and routine. Breathe in the amazing, hold through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary. That’s just living heartbreaking, soul-healing, amazing, awful, ordinary life. And it’s breathtakingly beautiful.”
– L.R. Knost
9 months. We are 9 months into this parenthood thang, and the quote above really nails it. I think we are in a groove, but we still have freak outs – over the good (G can play the recorder AND the kazoo!) and the bad (how was I supposed to know bananas cause constipation in babies!). But mostly, it’s just mundane life.
And out of sheer dumb luck our pal Magda is currently working on a photo series called Day in the Life, and as a desperate ploy to hang out with her, we said yes when she asked us if we’d be open to doing one.
The photos aren’t of an event, or monumental moment. There wasn’t any posing, or pressure. Just a snapshot of our real, unexciting life, which mainly consists of us trying to make Georgia laugh. And I genuinely think it’s beautiful, not boring.
So a million thank you’s to Magda for these photos that make my heart burst and honestly capture this moment in time for us. Thank you to the fantastic website Sham of the Perfect for the quote which perfectly sums up parenthood right now for us. And a huge hug and gratitude to my pal Erin for sending me the quote at the exact moment I needed it most.
[All photos in the post by Magda Zofia Photography]