Isn't this hat the cutest? A dear blogger friend, Missy, crocheted it and sent it to me (and a pair of adorable booties, not pictured because the little miss was a bit too squirmy!) before Eliza was born.
I was so touched to receive this beautiful gift from Missy. She has been through a lot in the last year and a half. We started TTCing around the same time last year - we were both so happy and optimistic about the road ahead of us. Unfortunately, neither of our journeys went as we thought they would. Missy is still out there in the trenches, and though I know that she will one day soon be a mommy, it breaks my heart to see her struggle. I wish things were different for her, I wish they were easier, and I wish I could make things better for her. Even in the midst of all that she has been through, Missy was happy for me and celebrated with me when this pregnancy finally stuck and when Eliza was born. She has been a true friend, and this thoughtful gift is just one way she has shown her kindness and generosity.
Thank you Missy, Eliza loves her hat and booties!