Dear Daughter,

You were our first born child. And when you arrived my mother’s heart was born. Until that moment your Daddy and I couldn’t understand how much we could love another human being.

Your first cry captured our hearts and you have continued to amaze us ever since. We have watched in awe as you have grown. Your first laugh, first word, first step. Each and every first was done by you. Our hearts have expanded more than we ever thought possible.

As we get ready to welcome your baby brother into the world we can’t help but think of all the changes that will take place. We truly believe the best gift we could ever give you is the gift of a sibling. An adventure buddy. Someone you will always have to laugh with, flight with and love on. A partner in this crazy life to always lean on. We have already seen what an incredible older sister you will be. Even with the changes that take place, just know, you will not have to share our love. We will love both of you the same, equal, immeasurable amount. You, as our first, taught us so much about love, about selflessness, and about joy.

So, thank you. Thank you, for your endless giggles, adventurous spirit and sweet soul. We couldn’t imagine anyone else making us Mommy and Daddy for the first time. The day you joined us will forever be treasured in our hearts.

I’ll love you forever,



Ellice Vargas

Ellice Vargas

I'm a British gal and mama to one sweet daughter. I love a good DIY project, interior design and photography. When I'm not writing for Life As Mama, I'm traveling as much as I can with my little family and filling up my camera roll with snapshots of our life.