On December 12th my husband Brent and I welcomed our precious little man Thatcher Reed into the world. My roles as a wife and designer have drastically changed, for the better. As I embark upon understanding my new role as a mommy I cannot forget who I was before little Thatch. I am still a wife and still a designer, and learning how to be all three at once has been an enormous challenge. I fail everyday at all three but I am trying to learn from my mistakes and become a woman who can embrace all three identities.
Before little Thatch was born I was working towards building my interior design business, but I have since put those goals on the back burner. One thing I have learned in the past couple of months is that I am a better mommy to Thatch when I am still dreaming. I want to be a woman that my son and husband are proud of. I want to be a woman that I am proud of. I dream of being a good wife, I dream of being a good mom, but I also dream of being a successful designer. I know that with the support of my wonderful husband and strength from the spirit that I can move onward in pursuit of all of these things.
I am totally out of my comfort zone putting myself on display for the world of social media but I am learning how to be confident in who I am in all of my roles. I am learning everyday how to be a better wife, mom and designer. I am so thankful for God’s grace and the grace shown to me everyday by my family and friends.
I am hoping that this blog will help me to knit all of my most important roles together and I hope that along the way I can inspire you to create a home that allows you to live happy and well.
It seems appropriate to feature a project that combines all three of my roles, our sweet Thatcher Reed’s nursery. Thank you Alyssa Rosenheck for capturing these precious moments. Enjoy!