2017. One Word. Life-changing.

2017. One Word. Life-changing.

Well that might sound melodramatic. But when I think about all that’s happened this past year I have to admit: it was a big one. The biggest one yet. So many ups. A baby. A puppy. A new house. Quality time with loved ones. Lots of travels. But also some major downs. A burnout (read more here). Quitting my job. Postpartum recovery. I guess it’s safe to say I learned a lot this year. About myself and about life. What I value most and how to fade out all the noise. I grew stronger than ever and have never been more proud of my body. I also learned how to relax and be in the moment. But most of all, 2017 was life-changing because I became a mother. Me. A mommy. I’m someone’s mom now. That’s right. Luc, I am your mother. A title I wear with all the pride in the world ♥.

Last year I reflected on 2016 by writing a recap, but since typing with a baby boy on your arm isn’t particularly efficient, I decided to keep it short and simple and just share a few of my favorite images of 2017. Cue the happy tears!

January

Winter Weekend With Friends, Germany

More German Winter Vibes here

Amsterdam Hotel Night With Friends

Solo Surf Trip, Fuerteventura

Read more about my last minute trip

February

Romantic Winter Weekend, Cotswolds

More Cute Cotswolds Vibes here

PREGGERS!

Read more about my pregnancy

March

Family Visit, San Diego

Check my San Diego Top 10 here

Tropical Getaway, Maui

More of this paradise island coming soon

Weekend Los Angeles, California

Along Came Polly

See more puppy love here

April

Morning 24/7 Sickness

May

Weekend In The Woods, Veluwe

More photos here

June

Weekend With Friends, Moscow

More From Russia With Love Here

It’s A Boy!

July

Island Hopping, Azores

Europe’s Best Kept Secret Coming Soon

Nursery Prep

See our crazy cool nursery here

August

Hanging Out With Polly

Maternity Shoot With Silvia Falcomer

See more of Silvia’s beautiful photos of us

#Fitmom

Zoo Visit With Friends

September

Babymooning, Hvar

Why you should visit this Adriatic gem

The Third Trimester

October

Fall Hike

(Un-)Dressing The Bump

Due Date!

Read my pregnancy recap

November

LUC IS BORN!

Birth story coming soon

Home From The Hospital

First Time Outside

First Artis Visit

December

First Snow

Babywearing Mama

Family Hike

First Christmas As A Family

I can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store for us. But I already know that my favorite thing will be watching Luc discover the world. Happy New Year, Everybody! ★☆★

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