Very long FINAL post: PREGNANCY, BIRTH STORY and ADIOS :(

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After 5 years of sharing parts of our DaNi experience, the time has finally come for us to end this part of our journey. There is a time for everything, and I feel strongly that this blog has ran its course. It has been beyond a joy doing this, but it is time to make room for other new exciting things to come. So for my final post, I would like to share a little about my pregnancy journey, my birth story and my farewell. Please note that it is VERY VERY long and I certainly don’t think everyone would read it in it’s entirety. My sister advised me to split the post up into parts but I just wanted to make it one post for some reason. Enjoy.

DaNi and DaNi’s Loves

There is so much power in speaking into your life. I continue to realize this again and again as we continue to experience life. I always said we would like to try for our 5th year. Lo and behold, we had our boys in our 5th year of marriage. And we are blessed with not one but TWO loves. All my life I wanted twins, I always said it and like I said, God listens and he gives us the desire of our heart according to his riches in glory.

Before I begin, I just want to preface this post by saying. Pregnancy is such a personal journey, and everyone’s journey is unique to them.

I found out on the last day of last year that I was preggo but kept it a secret from everyone including Niyi (I had to tell him in a special way cause I clearly  love pomp and circumstance). While we were out celebrating the new year with our friends, I kept thinking to myself, OMG, this ish is really happening. LOL. I really felt so weird knowing I was keeping this big and awesome secret.

Pic of me holding on to my secret on the day I found out I was 4 weeks preggo.

I had a very challenging first trimester with severe Hyperemesis gravidarum. This was in the middle of the worst winter in NY. I kid you not, we had at least 5 million snow storms and everything seemed dark and gloomy all the time. I lost almost 20lbs and I honestly thought pregnancy was a death sentence. I would be on facetime with my sisters and just cry and cry and cry. I was pathetic LOL. Niyi convinced me to start taking walks every morning (I insisted on having hot cheetos as my motivation) and slowly but surely, the season passed.

I had the MOST AMAZING 2nd and 3rd trimester. It was such an amazing time for Niyi and I and our families.  It was filled with many many many lifetime memories. My mentality was, you don’t get pregnant with twins everyday, so you gotta live it up. Yes, I did about 6 photo shoots and did a lot of traveling.We tried to document everything. Niyi did lots of videos, and of course we took pictures. I have always journaled so I def wrote a lot about being pregnant, I also got a pregnancy journal, I kept a prayer journal, etc…(you get the picture). Below are some pics of our travels and shoots.

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Bumping in Barcelona. Maternity Shoot by Ima Mfon

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BUMPING IN BARCELONA

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Bumping in NY Shoot with Amy Anaiz Photography

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Bumping in New York

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This was one of my first doctor’s appointment and I clearly looked like I was barely making it. I didn’t even want to be out of the house, which is why I look like a hot mess.

 

Bumping in Paris (Babymoon)

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Bumping in New Orleans

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More than anything I felt and still feel completely loved.  I am tempted to list the names of all of the wonderful people in my life that checked on me throughout my pregnancy (and still do) but I know I will forget someone. A special thank you to everyone that planned and attended our two showers. Thank you for the call, text messages, gifts, etc.

NY Shower

Thanks to my former co workers turned close friends Laura and Mia for the perfect shower. Amazing details and lots and lots of LOVE. Also, New Yorkers give the coolest gifts!

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Houston Shower. Pictures by Jay Vince Photography

I really wanted to help with the decor and planning of my shower. Glad my sisters let me just do me, while they hosted the shower. Special thanks to all of the ladies that helped with the day. It was perfect.

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I give God the glory because I did not have a lot of discomfort in general past my first trimester. Health wise, my blood pressure was always just right, no swollen ankles, very mild heartburns a couple of times, I felt very normal. The uncomfortable (for lack of a better word cause it wasn’t too bad) part was turning over at night and trying to get up from the bed. I kid you not, every time I turned over, I felt something crack LOL. I also had no appetite, which completely sucked.

TAKEAWAYS ON PREGNANCY

  • With pregnancy, came a new dose of reality for me. It is such a magical experience that should never be taken for granted. When I starting reading birth boards and being more aware of others’ experiences, I realized that you don’t  go around asking people “when are you going to get pregnant.” So many people are sensitive because so much can go wrong with a pregnancy. I would hear the word miscarriage, but didn’t fully understand what it meant to lose a child that was ALIVE inside of you. After reading and learning, I am now a lot more sensitive to all things pregnancy.
  • Every single person says this, but it is so true; It goes by SO UNBELIEVABLY FAST. That is life in general, but it is important to stop and savor the moment when pregnant. That is why I did so much documenting cause I want to be able to look back and have something to remind me of my pregnant days. I am about 5 weeks postpartum and I am having a very hard time remembering what it felt like being pregnant already.
  • Don’t succumb to anyone’s pressure. Except “they” are ready to pay tuition and babysit 24hrs a day. Also, they don’t have a say when you should start trying to have kids. Having a kid(s) is a personal decision and should not be influenced by anyone but the person or people that will be responsible for the well being of that child(ren).
  • Everyone won’t be happy for you but just do you. People are evil out there. If you can get through this crazy long post then you should check out “the” comment on a previous post when I announced my pregnancy in May. Trust me, you will know which comment when you read it LOL. I keep trying to tell people not to come for me except I send for them.
  • Everyone is so nice to the pregnant lady. I felt like royalty everywhere. This is great for obvious reasons, it is such a crucial time. My only wish is that this could continue postpartum when there isn’t such an obvious reminder that people should thread nicely.
  • Needless to say, it is a very beautiful thing and I don’t take for granted (AT ALL) that we were blessed with our two loves. I have read about and know of people that are praying and hoping to have a child. I feel beyond blessed that we got pregnant easily and had a smooth pregnancy. Now on to my birth story.

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My sister creeping into my jump shot at 37 weeks!

BIRTH STORY

I had the boys at 38weeks and a day and it was a glorious day indeed. 🙂 My doctor and I had a little bit of a tif because I was given the option of a csection (CS) or vaginal delivery and of course I opted for vaginal. Nothing against CS, but I fell strongly that if there is no medical reasoning behind opting for a CS, then just do it the way God intended. Both of our boys were head down and  I had a healthy pregnancy so we set my induction date.IMG_0197

Me at 37 weeks

I went in to be induced and was started on pitocin. Well, what can I say, I ended up with a medical reason after all LOL. My body was NOT ready to go into labor. Hours and hours of pitocin later, my body was not responding and I ended up with a CS.

I was completely at peace with the whole thing. I was calm and the surgery (yes, CS is a major surgery that I think is downplayed way too much in America) went perfectly. The issue I had with it all was how FAST everything was. One second I was getting pitocin and the next I was being cut open, then the babies were out . I kid you not, it was only about 30 minutes from us deciding to go with a CS and them cutting me open. I think that is what made the whole transitioning to mommyhood difficult to comprehend. All of a sudden I was responsible for these babies. I felt incredibly responsible and possessive of them but I didn’t feel attached per se. I didn’t feel that overwhelming love that everyone brags about. It took a good week for it all to sink in, and needless to say I now feel so in love with them, I could explode.

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Thanks to my big sister BUKOLA for my boudoir and black and white shoots.

I also want to share that God really does know the desire of our hearts and fufills them according to his will. Everything I prayed for he fulfilled beyond my imagination. My doctor wanted the boys out at 37weeks, I wanted them to cook longer and they did, until 38wk and a day. I asked for no NICU and healthy boys and to God be the glory they came out ready for the world, both with a 9 apgar score (I guess this is what I am going to brag about until they start getting grades LOL) and lifting their heads on day 1! I also asked for a healthy and safe mommy (me) and to God be the glory, we are all here.

Looking back, God was definitely preparing me for my NON labor experience. When I was gathering scriptures to meditate on leading up to my induction date, I kept running into Isaiah 66:7-8

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“Before she goes into labor,
    she gives birth;
before the pains come upon her,
    she delivers a son.
Who has ever heard of such things?
    Who has ever seen things like this?
Can a country be born in a day
    or a nation be brought forth in a moment?
Yet no sooner is Zion in labor
    than she gives birth to her children.

Again, God has got us. Always. He was subtly telling me that he was going to deliver me and my boys safely in the best posibble way. I later found out from my doctor that if I had actually felt the contractions that were taking place (according to the monitor, they were a minute apart), my reality could have been a little bit different. This makes me so emotional becuase God was preparing me and he fufilled his promise to me AND granted me my heart desire. He knew that I needed NOT to go into labor to have my sons. Please when you say a prayer tonight, THANK GOD ON MY BEHALF. I sit here typing (and crying LOL) looking at my little family and I know that I can NEVER thank him enough for the rest of my days.

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Hi Nife and Feran (Both names mean “To Love.”) Picture by Christin Shoots People

The sad reality is that many people (more than we could imagine) start off on this pregnancy journey and don’t end up with a healthy crying baby(ies). Speak life into your pregnancy. Pray it, profess it, write it, meditate on it, and watch the Lord bring it to pass according to His will.

LIFE WITH OUR LOVES

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A little about life as a mommy :). The fact that is has taken me 3 whole weeks to write this post is a clear indication that life has completely changed for us. People always say, if I knew how awesome being a mom would be, I would have been one sooner…ehhh NOPE! LOL. I think this mommyhood happened at the right time for me. I enjoyed being without kids for the first few years of our marriage and right now feels like the exact right time for this new journey. And don’t get me wrong, it is AWESOME!

One fave moment for me was our first night back home. Niyi and I just got back from our 7 star hotel (Yes, I had the BEST experience at Methodist Hospital, Sugarland) and we felt like the boys were ready to show us who the real boss would be. They were crying up a storm, the room was a hot mess with all the stuff we brought back from hospital, my breast feeding latch was all wrong and painful,  and we just started laughing hysterically LOL. We did not get a lick of sleep, and we were looking at each other like ish just got really real!

So how are we now, I would like to say we have gotten a very good handle on our routine and are really making memories and having a good time parenting. We definitely get overwhelmed here and there, but those moments are few and far between. I attribute this to 3 things.

1. I was up and about the day after my surgery and was very hands on with my boys from jump. It wasn’t that I didn’t want help and I certainly accepted and asked for help when I genuinely needed it, but I knew I had to get my hands dirty immediately and not get used to anyone doing things for me. I also selfishly wanted to know everything about my boys and be with them all the time LOL. But then again, there is nothing selfish about that, I clearly had then in my belly for 9 1/2 months 😉

2. A solid 100/100 partnership. Niyi and I are in it to win it TOGETHER and we both “try” to give it our all everyday! There is no “helping” me around here. The boys are equally ours and we both get our hands dirty. Niyi does everything, except breastfeed of course. I don’t even know how to operate the car seat/stroller contraption. He doesn’t help, he is right in the fort with me, parenting his kids and doing the damn thing. (Again, this works for us, we both work from home and can tag team when needed…) Having this partnership has been a life saver. There are times when I go hang out with my sisters or need a break and Niyi is there to take over. As a matter of fact, Niyi is better handling both boys by himself than I am LOL

3. Finally, this is your race to run. Stop looking at all these “psuedo” expert moms on FB, IG, instagram, etc and comparing them to yourself. Focus on getting a handle on your reality and you will be fine. Niyi and I take this parenting thing seriously, but we honestly spend a lot of time laughing at ourselves. We have already made many many mistakes and will make more. I definitely reach out to my mommy friends at all times of the day asking for advice and help, but at the end of the day we realize we are human and we do the best we can and keep it moving.

TAKEAWAYS ON LIFE AS A MOM

  • I think people obviously treat pregnant women with extra care, but once the belly is gone there is no “reminder” for people to still be extra caring. Going from being pregnant one second and then a mom the next can be tough (especially in the case of a first time mom). I am not even talking postpartum depression (which is very real), just regular emotions that I am sure most women go through. I was trying to be strong and focus on my boys but still very emotionally fragile to an extent. If someone kept saying “Nife is hungry” while I was trying to pump, it made me feel sad and overwhelmed cause I felt like my effort was not being acknowledged or that I was being a bad mom. I am not even sure how to explain the feeling. My point is there are lots of things happening the first couple of months AFTER the baby comes out, and being sensitive to the mom will be very helpful. Once the baby(ies) are born, most likely all attention shifts to the baby which can leave the mom feeling off. Which brings me to my next point…
  • THANK GOD FOR MOTHERS! My mom has been everything I could ever need right now. Even though she is in school and has all of her own things going, she is serious about taking care of me. She knows I want to be as hands on as possible with the boys since I will be back in NY soon and will have to do everything by myself. She does all of the laundry, sterilizing, takes the trash out, etc. Pretty much does whatever is needed for me to be able to tend to the boys (of course she helps with them too). I feel so lucky and blessed. I feel like a mother/parents  will always worry about their child no matter what. So regardless of how excited my mom is about her grandkids, she continues to make me her first priority. This makes me think about when I went to the hospital to be induced, my sisters kept saying my dad was mostly asking about me saying he had to worry about his own child because it is my job to worry about mine (not sure if those were his exact words, but you get the gist LOL). Don’t get me wrong, so many people were on hand helping and I am still so grateful for all of the help. Extra special shoutout goes out to my sisters, who have been by my side since the day I told them about my pregnancy. They are the real MVPs. My mother in law also came in from Nigeria to help. I tell you it is a blessing to have people that care about you.
  • Help looks different for different people. Be sure to let people know HOW you want to be helped. Don’t forget you are the parent and you have to raise them. Be nice and polite, but be the parent for your child. Everyone just has to respect that. Listen to advice, and if you choose to you can utilize it. Your gut feeling is probably right, and yes, there is such a thing as parental instinct. You will make mistakes, and that is OK.  One thing you will learn is there are conflicting reports on how to do everything. I kid you not my Pediatrician, a mom friend, and a labor and delivery nurse told me something different about the same thing. And they refuted the other methods as “the worst thing you can do to a baby,” you get my point. Trust your gut, be a parent and the biggest advocate for your child.
  • Thank God for mommy friends that I can text or call at all times of the day asking about what spoilt breast milk smells like (You rock, Leah) and much more. It is important to have people you can call and talk to that know what you are going through or are going through it as well.

APOLOGY

I am so behind on returning phone calls. I am so sorry. If you know me, then you know I suck at picking up my phone on a regular day. I now always have my phone on silent (so I miss calls)  and it is taking me forever to call back. I also have a serious pet peeve, I don’t like talking on the phone (except I have to) when I am tending to my boys. I feel off when I am on the phone and they start crying or need attention LOL, which is why I do so much better with texting. I can sneak lil moments here and there to respond without getting overwhelmed. This is very temporary, and I promise to get my ish together and return calls in the next month (covers face in shame)

ADIOS 😦

Finally, I leave you all with the letter we wrote to our boys when we went on our babymoon. Both letters are now blown up and will be in #NiFeran’s Nursey. I was beyond emotional writing this and reading Niyi’s had me completely boohooing. Blame the pregnancy hormones.

Before I post the pics, I want to thank each and every single person that has read a post or more on this blog. It is surreal looking at how this started with me planning our wedding and now ending with the beginning of a new chapter in our lives. In the next couple of months, I will print my fav posts and create a book and then take down the blog on the 23rd of December.

We started this blog based on sharing our LOVE story, 5+ years later this love is now manifested in our LOVES (Nife and Feran), so as bitter as it is to say this, it feels like the right time to close this wonderful chapter. Thank you all for an amazing 5 plus years. May the Lord bless you (YES, YOU!!) and keep you. May He make His face shine upon you. May you have many reasons to celebrate. May you have peace. May you have joy. But most of all, may you LOVE  genuinely with every ounce of your being.

Dami, written on behalf of DaNi.

Cheers

And now the letters.


Dami
Niyi

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Maternity Beach Shoot in Barcelona!

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So I have had this site for 5 years! Wow how time flies. I promise I think a lot about blogging, but I just haven’t gotten to it. Just thought to share some pics of my maternity beach shoot. I have done a couple of maternity shoots, and I will try to share them all in the following weeks. Enjoy. Shout out to Ima Mfon for the photography and I got my oversized custom wreath by DessieDaisiesDesigns. Enjoy 🙂Dani_001 Dani_007 Dani_013 Dani_014 Dani_017 Just to show that I always have my boo with me. He really does hold me down. He is the best!Dani_020 Dani_025 Dani_031Cheers!

Dami

Will My Butt Ever Grow Back?

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About that weekly post? Sorry, I just haven’t felt like writing :/ I will do better. I thought it would be fun to list all of the interesting things I have discovered/experienced/think about as a pregnant mommy to be.  The truth is that I don’t really feel pregnant per se. For the most of my pregnancy, I have kept very busy (except for my horrific first trimester) and sometimes feel shocked when I see a reflection of myself and see a bump. So here is a list of my random thoughts.

  • I believe a first time mom can’t really fully experience pregnancy. It is just so much going on and so much to wrap around your brain. So I don’t even try to figure things out, I just go with the flow and give God all the glory.
  • The most devastating part of my pregnancy has been the complete loss of my butt. I am a small girl, but I was thickums. I lost A LOT of weight from my first trimester sickness and my pride and joy butt was the first to go. I am so sad about this, and it has not grown in yet :/ I guess I will have to do squats and stuff…
  • Wanna know what makes me feel like a real animal? The MILK in my chachas. (TMI) I was randomly checking to see if I had milk LOL at like 20 weeks, and even though it required some semi-serious squeezing, I did. Of course the first question my sister and Niyi asked was, “how did it taste?” They are so nasty right?!?!? LOL.
  • The other annoying thing is working on a gift registry. Contrary to what some people might think, I don’t enjoy shopping. I know what I like and when I see it, I buy it. Not really knowing what we will REALLY need or if the boys will like em makes it even more stressful..urgh. I think one side of me feels uncomfortable receiving gifts from people :/ (I am thankful for Niyi’s cousin who helped me finally complete my registry last night)
  • In the last couple of weeks, I cry for everything which is kind of annoying cause I am not normally an emotional person. I cry cause the boys won’t be in my belly for much longer, I cry when people get on my nerves, I cry more when Niyi does not understand why I am crying…you get the picture.
  • I am determined not to buy maternity clothes. I had to buy about 5 items in a size 6 so far, but I think I am done buying and will be giving those away as soon as these babies get here. If you wear a 6, holla at me!
  • The number 2 best feeling in the world is getting to see your child during an ultrasound. If you ever want to know if God is real, this will definitely confirm it.
  • The NUMBER 1 best feeling in the world (which makes me cry sometimes) is feeling your baby move in your belly. I love watching my belly move and trying to figure out the position of the babies.
  • MOTHERS ARE A BLESSING FROM HEAVEN – When I visited home, my mommy waited on me hand and foot. I am very excited to be going back home soon!!!!!
  • My husband is going to be the ULTIMATE DAD!!! He is so amazing with children and is already the best dad. He was my rock during my rocky first trimester, he is obsessed with the boys. He breaks his neck trying to get to me when I tell him they are kicking, he buys me cards often addressed from him and the boys, gets my fav snacks, never complains, gets whatever I need, and much more. He is definitely my greatest blessing, and I can only continue to thank God for putting him in my life.

That would be all of my random ramblings for today. Here are a few of my fav pics from earlier on in my first trimester. I have a couple of more recent pics on IG (Parchmentbydami) if you would like to check em out.20140411_143704 20140411_155036 20140426_182527 photo 4-2Cheers,

Dami

We is becoming parents! #DaNisLoves

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I guess this explains me being MIA.  laziness too. I am so excited to share that DaNi is expecting company in just a couple of months. For now, here are are two pics from the boudoir session I recently had with my big sis Buks. I have a ton of pics that I love from the session, but my hubby does not want his wife’s business all out there in the internet streets. These two have been over-filtered as is LOL, but you get the idea. Squint hard, and you might see a bump LOLOLIMG_20140504_182558 IMG_20140504_211042One of my all time fav items from our wedding (almost 4 years ago, yikes) was my veil. So I knew I had to incorporate it into the shoot.

Come back and visit to check out how we are gearing up for our loves! I will be updating the blog about once a week or something like that. OK, I will try my best.

By the way, did I mention we are having TWINS?!?!?!?!?!

Edited to add: I guess a baby announcement post is supposed to be a lot more emotional and thought provoking. Forgive me, maybe that will come. For now, we are just beyond excited, feeling completely blessed and just chilling!

Cheers

Dami

Happy 2014!

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I had so many opportunities to blog in the past months, but laziness took over my soul!

Excited about 2014, wishing you and your family a blessed year! Here are some pics detailing the last couple of months in DaNiville! God Bless 🙂

Celebrating 2 years of Parchment by Dami with friends. Follow the link to check out the new site.
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2013-12-18 17.06.47 Our 2013 Christmas Cards!card alt Our most recent DaNi illustration 🙂IMG_20131121_220543 I turned 27 right before Christmas 🙂IMG_20131223_182521

This year we started a new tradition, “DaNi’s 12 days of Christmas.” One of the things we did was answer dear santa letters and buy gifts for kids in need 🙂2013-12-17 16.55.33

Happy New Year!

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Niyi and I after writing down our 2014 goals at the Plaza Hotel

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Dami

Marriage Conference with Paul Tripp

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Like everything else, marriages need to be maintained. My church (Brooklyn Tabernacle) hosted a marriage conference with Paul Tripp this weekend. I thought it was more than splendid, here are a couple of highlights that blessed me greatly.

  • Character of your marriage is built up in little moments- which means every single moment counts. This works for life in general, be conscious of everything that you do. ALWAYS.
  • Romance is not the cause of a good marriage, it is the result of a good marriage. A marriage rooted in unity, understanding, and love is not rooted in romance, but in worship.
  • Our words and behavior are more shaped by what is inside of us than what is outside of it- Out of the overflow of our hearts, our mouths speaks.
  • Sin (the killer of relationships) is about being “ME” being in the center. Sin is anti social in its foundational form.
  • Sin will cause us to dehumanize the other person in your life. They become vehicle for your wants or the obstacle that gets in the way of your wants.
  • Marriage, this side of heaven is always a war between two kingdoms. -Kingdom of God and Kingdom of Self.
  • Everyone lives for some kind of treasure. We are value oriented. When we name something as important, you live or work to get it.
  • The thing that is your treasure will control you. That is where your heart lies.
  • What controls your heart, will control your words or behavior.
  • What we say in marriage connects with the treasure we seek in our marriage.
  • Your marriage will always be victimized or enhanced by what you treasure. To the degree that you treasure what God says is valuable, to that degree your marriage will be blessed. Jesus said don’t live for temporary earth bound treasures- cause they have no capacity to satisfy your heart
  • Your spouse can never be the source of your happiness because they will never pull it off. There is a Messiah.
  • What kingdom is ruling your marriage? Self or God?
  • A good marriage is a good marriage because the people in the marriage know how to say no to themselves.
  • Love is willing self sacrifice for the good of another. That does not demand reciprocation, and doesn’t matter if the person being loved is deserving.
  • Finally, what does it mean to seek God’s kingdom in your marriage? Galatians 5:22-23 (22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control.)

daniDaNi suited up for a wedding earlier this year.

Cheers,

Dami

Par-Tay Coming to Lagos, Nigeria!

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I got wind of something sooo exciting that I just have to share. A party supply online store coming to Lagos, Nigeria next year. I am so excited about this because you know how I feel about throwing events, and I think this is sooo needed in Lagos. I started following them on IG, and you should to http://instagram.com/partaygirls#

partay logoGot the pic from their IG page. Sorry that I am this excited, I just feel like they are on to something here! Can’t wait to see what will actually be in the store. You can thank me later! 😉

Dami

An Introduction to Post-Imperial

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If you are in Lagos, please stop but and check out Post Imperial

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Cheers!

Dami

For the love of EYELET LACE!

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I am very obsessive. Not sure if that is a good thing, but enjoy!

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2013-07-14 14.27.24 2013-07-14 14.27.20 Shout out to my tailor! Even though I had to fire her LOL. Talk about being obsessive, can you tell that I ONLY make one top style?

Cheers
Dami