I’ve had the photos in this post sitting in a draft for several weeks now. I never used to hoard drafts on my blog (I just would start them and post them) but ever since I became a mom, the drafts just pile up. I am afraid to actually see how many drafts are sitting in my admin account right now because it will only discourage me.
I look at these photos and I see already how much has changed – those shoes don’t fit anymore, that grass is actually greening up, and that baby face looks more grown up. The longer I wait to post this, the more irrelevant it is. This is no longer a representation of today or this week and it won’t be any closer as they days pass. Babies don’t keep.
Do you know why I waited to post this post? Because I didn’t have the words to go with it. Right now just taking the photos & editing them feels hard enough – I rarely have the time to sit down with my thoughts and my words. I feel a lot of pressure to have this blog be filled with helpful and inspirational content. But what if a post only has some photos of the sunset with two of my favorites. And what if I don’t have publishable & profound words? Without the perfect words or direction for a post, I often just let it sit.
I’ll come back to a lot of them but I’ll also skip a lot of them too. I didn’t want this to be a skipped post so here I am, sharing my story about my drafts. And saying that babies don’t keep.