dear samson.

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here’s the thing. two years ago this coming friday (STOP MOVING SO FAST TIME!), eleanor was born and my focus, my love, my entire being, it all shifted. ¬†i fell hard for my baby girl and i often wondered as i spent all my moments by her side, how any other baby or child would ever fit into this picture. ¬†i seriously wondered. and i worried, too. but dear samson, you made your entrance into this world in a way that made me feel like from the get-go, you were meant to be here. and every single day, i am more smitten than the last. ¬†you, little mister, are killing it. ¬†and we love you so, it hurts. ¬†thank you for your constant smile, your calm attitude, your bright and beautiful spirit. ¬†i love you. ¬†— mama

  1. Elyse

    A beautiful post – and such a handsome boy! As readers, we can feel the love for your children radiating off of every word written. It’s beautiful.

  2. Teresa

    These pictures are so beautiful are so are your words..

  3. Etheline

    How cute?!?? I love writing messages to my kids. I’ve been doing it a lot lately too– I too felt that there was no way on earth I could make room in my heart for any more babies after my first. the only easy I can explain it when asked is that it’s like a chamber of my heart that I didn’t know existed was unlocked when my next baby came. Plenty of love for all<33

  4. Jenni

    Oh my! Such a sweet post, and so refreshing to hear that a concern of mine was also a concern of yours. We have one little baby girl right now ( 16 months), and I truly can’t imagine throwing another baby into the mix. I have heard all to often that it is the same great infatuation with the next one though! :) Thanks for sharing!!

  5. amanda

    i love this! Samson is so adorable!

  6. such a sweet love letter to Samson! I often wonder if I could ever love any other baby as much as I love my daughter, but this is proof that a mother’s love is infinite!

  7. Jenna

    So sweet.

    And I love your glasses. Where are they from?

    • TAZA

      thanks! bonlook.

  8. Zoe

    Both of your kids have your smile! So adorable!

  9. TJ

    He’s such a smiley baby, I think all of us are smitten.
    xo TJ

  10. Maysam


    • TAZA

      thank you! from madewell.

  11. isyana

    i totally can relate to this, i hesitate to have a second baby because i’m afraid sali (my daughter) would take all the shine. but seeing samson and you and e, definitely changes the views, every baby is shine in their own way.. :)

  12. Wow Taza I just realized you redid your whole blog! I love it! Such an improvement! Keep it up :)

    xx Olivia

    Olivia’s choice

  13. Every post is so positive and your children are so adorable. Love your posts!

  14. Jessie

    You have a way with words; always said so perfectly with the cutest pictures.

  15. Adriane

    I’m absolutely positive that Samson is the happiest little boy I know… you guys are doing a great job!

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  17. and kate

    What a wonderful message to your little boy, Samson. He is absolutely adorable – you are such a lucky mama with two bundles of joy!
    Kate xo

  18. Nadine

    Little E already is the cutest little person with such a joyful and bright spirit, but for me, Samson tops it all off. You are so blessed to have such a personality in your family – I adore him, only from what I see and read around here. :)

    May your life always be so happy.
    Love, Nadine

  19. rachel

    Oh my, this brought tears to my eyes. I agree one thousand percent. It’s so amazing how you can just make more love for each and every one of these beautiful little souls.

  20. Erica

    He is seriously one of the happiest babies ever! Always has that amazing smile on his face ; )

  21. Bianca

    Seriously his smile slays me! You have the some beautiful babes :)

  22. Jasmine

    This is just too adorable! Samson’s smile can make anybody smile if they are having a bad day. This just made my day :)

  23. Liesl

    I think you might just have the cutest kids I have ever seen in my life and what a wonderful family…just makes me smile! :)

  24. BeUtifil, you re my inspiration. I love read your blog, almoust every day;) your photos are so beautiful, so nice, so colourfull.
    Kisses from cracow

  25. is there any moment that this sweet little face
    doesn’t smile? : ) i wish there won’t be any!

    your words are so warm!

  26. Lisa

    I love your glasses! What kind are they? :)

  27. Totally teared up after reading this!

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  29. Sonia

    You guys are so lucky, I wish I had a family like yours.
    Keep what you have it’s important ;)