It’s been a while since I’ve blogged… but I have an excellent excuse. On the night of August 1st, my husband and I welcomed our baby girl into the world. Most of the time, I feel like life meanders slowly and steadily and I don’t even notice the changes that are happening around me. But then there are certain rare instances where life takes a sharp and sudden turn that leaves me breathless. Becoming a parent is definitely one of those instances. Here are a few frames from our first days with Elina. Despite some serious sleep deprivation, we’re so incredibly in love with her.