By Kelle Hampton
Love me. Love me. I'm now not what you anticipated, yet oh, please love me.
That used to be the main defining second of my existence. That used to be the start of my story.
From the skin having a look in, Kelle Hampton had the best lifestyles: a gorgeous two-year-old daughter, a loving husband, a thriving images occupation, and nice pals. whilst she realized she used to be pregnant together with her moment baby, she and her husband, Brett, have been ecstatic. Her being pregnant went easily and the ultrasounds confirmed a gorgeous, fit, high-kicking child girl.
But whilst her new daughter was once put in her fingers within the supply room, Kelle knew immediately that whatever was once mistaken. Nella regarded diversified than her two-year-old sister, Lainey, had at beginning. As she watched family and friends have fun with champagne toasts and never-ending images, a terrified Kelle used to be sure that Nella had Down syndrome—a worry her pediatrician quickly proven. but steadily Kelle's worry and discomfort have been vanquished via pleasure, as she embraced the conclusion that she were selected to event a unprecedented and certain gift.
With lyrical prose and lovely full-color images, Bloom takes readers on a wondrous trip via Nella's first yr of life—a gripping, hilarious, and extremely poignant journey of transformation within which a mom learns that perfection is available in all assorted shapes. it's a tale approximately embracing lifestyles and very residing it, of being fearless and accepting distinction, of going past constricting definitions of attractiveness, and of the remarkable strength of point of view. As Kelle writes, "There is us. Our relations. we are going to include this good looks and make whatever of it. we are going to carry our invaluable present and comprehend that we're lucky."
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