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jumpsuit: wildfox c/o | shoes: born c/o | bag: mar y sol | glasses: nasty gal {prada version here} | bracelets: bauble bar c/o, alex + ani | rings: bauble bar c/o, gorjana | lips: ‘saint germain’ by mac

On Thursday night I was putting the finishing touches on this blog post and our power went out. My computer was fully charged, but I was quickly using it for light, rather than blogging. I don’t know why, but I’m still a little afraid of the dark. Actually, now that I have Benjamin, I’m a little afraid of a lot of things. I think it’s mostly a fear of not being able to protect him or be there for him or something. I was clinging to Matt like a child. I needed to feed Benj one more time so I nursed him in our bed and when I took him to the nursery (LED lantern in-hand) to change him, all of the lights came back on. I was still afraid, like someone was going to pop out at me from around the corner.

Anyway, I clearly have some work to do on my fearlessness, but I think it’s interesting how motherhood puts us in a whole new role of responsibility—tapping into our protective instincts—whether or not we’re ready for it.

Hope you’re having a great weekend!

Amanda

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  1. Natali says:

    Fantastic shoes and tote!

    http://lartoffashion.com

    Posted May. 21, 2016 | Reply
  2. Sherry says:

    This has been my go to lately – all black with a big, bright bag!

    Sherry

    Posted May. 21, 2016 | Reply
  3. Melissa says:

    I love this bag! The pompom trend is awesome!

    Posted May. 21, 2016 | Reply
  4. Osiarah says:

    Lovely outfit! You look great. Fell in love of those shoes and bag. Nice work, lovely pictures. Thanks for sharing!

    Osiarah xx

    http://www.osiarah.com

    Posted May. 22, 2016 | Reply
  5. I love that bag!! So cute!

    Posted May. 22, 2016 | Reply
  6. Kathleen says:

    Loving this all-black look. Your wedges are on point!
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

    Posted May. 22, 2016 | Reply
  7. […] back. For me, the coping starts with comfort (hence, the reappearance of these Born wedges—last worn here) and I love a good, loose-fitting dress to help me get my mind off how I wish my body would […]

    Posted May. 25, 2016
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