They are designed to terrify us and take our hearts and souls to places we never knew existed. Until you have had one of your own and the hospital have allowed you to take them home without realising how secretly terrified you are that you will fail at this momentous task called parenting you don’t realise the extent of which you can love and in turn be scared silly by them.
I took this photo this week as my littlest girl underwent tests to see if she was experiencing any oddness in her brainwaves. I prayed as I took it that she had inherited her brain matter from her mummy because if it was from he who helped create them they might have to look a bit harder before they picked up a signal.
Looking like an extra from Star Trek my beautiful baby slept on peacefully unaware of the fears hurtling through my mind as I questioned what the results would be and how we would cope.
The results came back clear, the doctors are happy, so in turn so am I.
Sleeping through the scan.
And as right as rain…. and sitting up!
This is my post for this weeks Gallery – on the theme of Children