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Unicorn Dreams and Princess Schemes

Dear Madison,

I need you to know something.

That day I laid back on the crunchy medical paper lined chair, they squirted gel on my growing belly,
and your black and white grainy image flickered up on that ultrasound screen,
was a day that completely




I had not prepared myself for the words I heard coming from the tech, "It's a girl!"

I was terrified, in the most incredible of ways.

I knew blue.

I knew boy.

I knew wrestling, and competition, and constant hunger, and drive to conquer and fierce need to protect.

But this clash of pink.

It was all new, in a wild and wonderful way.

May 2015 we welcomed you and I knew immediately why God created you for our family.

Wild men softened as they innately protected you.

Tenderness grew.

Gentleness, kindness, and sensitivity poured from tough boy hands as they cradled and rocked their tiny pink princess bundle.

And now here we are two years later.

You are by no means helpless.

You are by no means a constant damsel in…

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