We Prayed For You

 

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When I was growing up all I ever wanted to do was be a mom. It’s kind of weird saying that out loud but it’s the truth. As I write this post fighting back tears I question myself when it come to how “real” I should be with you guys. Well here goes. 

At an early age I was unexpectedly  introduced to motherhood. My grandmother who had temporary custody of my younger sister and I passed away when I was 18 leaving me with the responsibility of caring for my 13-year-old sister. It was literally the definition of the deaf leading the blind. I gave up a $100,000 college scholarship and what I thought was a normal life to make sure we would not be separated. What I got back in return was more than I could ever ask for. Faith, perseverance and a taste of unconditional love. Our relationship helped me figure out what my purpose was in this world. Children.

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As an adult I’ve been able to accomplish things my teenage self couldn’t imagine. From going back to school, becoming an educator and later on finding additional passions; being a mom will always be my greatest accomplishment. I am so ready.

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We are so protective over the idea of bringing a child into this world that we kept the news from you guys until I turned 6 months. Yup I’m 6 months. This pregnancy has been difficult  but with faith anything is possible. I ask that you guys spread a little of it for my family and I. It’s my 30th birthday and I couldn’t have gotten a better gift.  

CHRIS 2XOXO See you soon.

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11 Comments

  1. July 22, 2017 / 6:17 pm

    This is so beautiful! Congratulations luv ! 🙌🏽❤️👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽💕

  2. Shatimah Monae
    July 22, 2017 / 6:19 pm

    OMG SHAINA! I KNEW IT! CONGRATULATIONS BOO!! I’m soooooo happy for you guys. You will be an awesome mom. This post has encouraged me. Thanks for sharing. Love you!

  3. Constance
    July 22, 2017 / 6:32 pm

    Congratulations!!! I’ve been following you for a while and I’m so happy for you! I pray for a safe delivery and a happy, healthy baby!

  4. Chardline
    July 22, 2017 / 6:39 pm

    Happy Birthday Sis! I’m so happy for you! You’ll be an amazing mother! Power.

  5. Kiarah
    July 22, 2017 / 6:41 pm

    Congrats!!

  6. Fashionmycurves
    July 22, 2017 / 7:16 pm

    Congratulations beautiful. You and your fanily deserve the best. You are going to be an amazing mommy!

  7. Kells
    July 22, 2017 / 8:54 pm

    Omgggggaaaaahhhhhhhhhhh !!!

    So excited for you (it’s weird). From the little bit of your life that you share with us on social media I can already tell that you’re going to be an amazing mommy.

    Congrats! Love wins ❤

  8. July 23, 2017 / 12:25 am

    This is so beautiful!! Congratulations to the both of you and God Bless! Your baby will have the BEST parents in the world!! 😊❤❤❤❤ Happy BIRTHDAY beautiful lady!

  9. Tess
    July 23, 2017 / 2:37 am

    Congrats Shaina! What a beautiful blessing! You’re gonna be a great Mom. Tess

  10. July 24, 2017 / 2:49 pm

    This is so exciting! I’m so happy for you guys! Congratulations!!

  11. Carmina
    July 24, 2017 / 5:24 pm

    Congratulations Shaina! I think I’ve congratulated you on every method of social media you have lol. I’m so happy for you been following you for a while. You will be amazing mother. Wishing you blessings upon blessings. Love is beautiful you guys really deserve it enjoy this special journey ❤️

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