Sunday, November 23

To Cedar from your Fairy Godmother, Jen...

by jen gray.

my tears have not stopped spilling. thank you...thank you my sweet fairy friend. our cups runneth over and over and over...

this so perfectly emulates what my heart feels inside for my magical son.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I saw this earlier today and just cried and cried. I can see why you chose her as his Godmother.

Can't wait to hear more when you guys get home. I know you can't wait.

November 23, 2008 at 7:09:00 PM PST  
Blogger Sleepandhersisters said...

so beautiful...

November 23, 2008 at 7:17:00 PM PST  
Blogger Terri said...

So beautiful

November 23, 2008 at 7:31:00 PM PST  
Blogger Toni M Photography said...

Still tender from watching this earlier.... What a wondeful, kindred soul Jen is....

November 23, 2008 at 7:49:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh my...oh oh my. i am stilled by this. how utterly gorgeous. welcome to the world baby cedar. you WILL have an amazing tribe available to you to help guide you through your life. what a beautiful story you all have written together so far. i can only express my deepest thanks for sharing.

November 23, 2008 at 7:59:00 PM PST  
Blogger Kathleen said...

can't wait to see more.
this is lovely.

you are so loved, sister.
and now...you are a mama!



love up on that sweet, round-cheeked, sweetie-pie.
you have waited so long for this moment.

November 23, 2008 at 8:10:00 PM PST  
Blogger Mary said...

BEAUTIFUL, all of it, and you, and baby, and boho boy.
Becoming a mother is the most wonderful thing that a woman can have happen.
You will all have a beautiful, splendid life together!
I look forward to the new chapters!
love and wishes....xxoxox, Rogue

November 23, 2008 at 8:11:00 PM PST  
Blogger Guatyen said...

i got all weepy too, all i can say is... it's perfect!

can't wait for all the photos of boho baby! i'm sure it'll be so oh beautiful!

November 23, 2008 at 8:13:00 PM PST  
Blogger Teri said...

omg...what is there to say...just so incredibly happy for you.

don't forget to add "momma" to your "About Me" section.


November 23, 2008 at 8:48:00 PM PST  
Blogger Alisa said...

So beautiful. so touching. perfect.

November 23, 2008 at 9:10:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My heart is warmed by all of this beautiful and quiet joy.

May every good wish come to you all.


November 23, 2008 at 9:38:00 PM PST  
Blogger Jennifer/The Word Cellar said...

oh. this is magic. you and boho boy and boho baby and his fairy godmother and the whole story of your little family. sending you much joy and love, even though you already have plenty. :)

November 23, 2008 at 9:38:00 PM PST  
Blogger alaskagirl said...

"our cups runneth over and over and over..."

I think you speak for every one of your readers, boho momma.

sending you an endless abundance of love.

November 23, 2008 at 10:02:00 PM PST  
Blogger Kenzie said...

If I was K, as hard as her decision was, I would be perfectly at peace knowing this child has been welcomed into such a magical world with such wonderful people.

November 23, 2008 at 10:13:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow. how beautiful. what lovely and creative people this little boy will be surrounded by.

November 23, 2008 at 11:28:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

May I share my tears with you ? This is so beautiful. Thank you to show us all this. And my best wishes for the little Boho Cedar Baby.

November 24, 2008 at 12:38:00 AM PST  
Blogger Just Me said...

So touching. Boho baby, Cedar is lucky with a Godmother as Jen. She seems a beautiful and tender lady to me.

I agree with Kenzie what she writes about K.

Thanks for your time to share these beautiful things with us, I can imagine that you would like to spent all your time with boho baby & boho boy.

November 24, 2008 at 1:13:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You all are so wonderful, dearest Boho family and all the Boho friends!!!! Amazing people! You teach by example what love is all about. You are pure Hope.
Deep from my heart I just can say: THANK YOU for being who you are!!!

November 24, 2008 at 1:34:00 AM PST  
Blogger Wendy said...

"i happen to be here
a leaf among days" - raphael

that was beautiful, jen.

denise, your bliss is felt far and wide...


November 24, 2008 at 2:48:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my heart is full. what a blessed day and a blessed tiny one to come into your arms and your loving family.

November 24, 2008 at 3:17:00 AM PST  
Blogger Lil said...

*hapy sigh* what a tribe he has birthed into Denise...

November 24, 2008 at 4:33:00 AM PST  
Blogger DS Borror said...

what a lovely lovely gift to you from a friend.

November 24, 2008 at 5:28:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You're a MAMA!!!!! YAY!!! I just saw these posts and am so incredibly excited for you. Your second dream has come true... your first being your marriage to Boho Boy. So thankful to see your wishes manifest in real life. Denise, you have a son. Congratulations on this new journey.

Love, calissa

November 24, 2008 at 5:35:00 AM PST  
Blogger Kristin Zecchinelli said...


i have goosebumps.
little cedar is so very lucky to have the most perfect fairy godmother.

November 24, 2008 at 6:16:00 AM PST  
Blogger bee said...

i love what debbie said:
' "our cups runneth over and over and over..."

I think you speak for every one of your readers, boho momma.

sending you an endless abundance of love. '

she's right. we do.

by the time the video got to 'we wished for you...' i was a goner. so beautiful.

November 24, 2008 at 6:20:00 AM PST  
Blogger Natalie said...

It's so nice to see you type the words "my magical son"...:*)

Looking forward to updates when you have the time and energy.

much love!

November 24, 2008 at 6:22:00 AM PST  
Blogger Shirley Bittner said...

incredibly moving

November 24, 2008 at 7:33:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He is, indeed, full of magic, and surrounded by love and grace and joy overflowing.

I even dreamed about him, yesterday! So happy that you are deep in love for your new sweet son.

November 24, 2008 at 7:35:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You all are some amazing people. How silly does this sound I wonder? I didn't know that life could be so full if you surround yourself with love.

November 24, 2008 at 7:57:00 AM PST  
Blogger Designer Girl said...

Infinite thank you's for sharing this with us all. The love that your family (boho and extended) is like yeast... it rises and it spreads where ever it finds heat... So I can thank you from the other side of the country for giving my heart a feast of bread from the love that you share.

Blessings and prayers from the 'Holy City'.


November 24, 2008 at 7:57:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That video is amazing!

November 24, 2008 at 8:00:00 AM PST  
Blogger Jamie said...

oh my goodness...this is one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen.......gorgeous.
What a lucky little part of the world to have been blessed by such a magical group of people. :)

November 24, 2008 at 8:19:00 AM PST  
Blogger ~Michelle~ said...

Oh my gosh - so beautiful and so creative! You can feel the love and warmth. Love love LOVE to you and your new precious baby Cedar.

November 24, 2008 at 8:41:00 AM PST  
Blogger Lucia said...

Wow, that's beautiful. I have goosepimples!

November 24, 2008 at 8:46:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations and welcom Cedar. What a lovely gift you have received.

November 24, 2008 at 9:35:00 AM PST  
Blogger Unknown said...

That was beautiful!

November 24, 2008 at 9:38:00 AM PST  
Blogger erin said...

that was so amazingly beautiful. he is so lucky.

November 24, 2008 at 9:58:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is the most amazing tribute i've ever seen!! you are so blessed in so many ways, dearest denise, I'm just so happy today!

November 24, 2008 at 10:11:00 AM PST  
Blogger Muffin Pants said...

She is magic! What a lucky little boy. I am filled with joy and wonder. Thank you for sharing these moments.

November 24, 2008 at 11:32:00 AM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


November 24, 2008 at 11:38:00 AM PST  
Blogger Colorsonmymind said...

my heart is a flutter........oh sweet sweet fairy godmother, your beauty takes my breath away....and Cedar we so wished for you.......

love love love.....overfilled

November 24, 2008 at 12:27:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"How good--to be alive!
How infinite--to be
Alive--two-fold--The Birth I had
And this--besides, in--Thee!"

- Emily Dickinson

Love and sparkles to you all.

November 24, 2008 at 12:54:00 PM PST  
Blogger Leslie said...

Everyone should be as lucky as Cedar to have such a wonderful Fairy Godmother. That video was pure magic!! What a work of art!!

Congratulations again!

November 24, 2008 at 1:08:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm speechless. That was incredible! Cedar is so blessed to be with all of you!

November 24, 2008 at 1:11:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, indeed - a beautiful life does await! That was is so special.

Congratulations! As noted numerous times above, seeing this (and reading the news!)completely warmed my heart.

(And I love the name Cedar!)

November 24, 2008 at 2:49:00 PM PST  
Blogger BJ said...

I'm so, so happy for you Boho Family! What an incredible life baby Cedar will have.....with all of your family and wonderful friends. God bless you all!

November 24, 2008 at 2:51:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jen Gray makes me smile once again! She is so amazing. Cedar is blessed to have creative and loving parents and the wider community that all children need.
Love, Jess

November 24, 2008 at 3:09:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Absolutely charming. What creativity is going to surround your son. How blessed.

Thank you for sharing this wonderful video with us.

November 24, 2008 at 3:11:00 PM PST  
Blogger all over the map said...

*jen gray, you are the rockinist, magical, fairy-godmother EVER!
i don't think there is any question of how much that little boy is going to love his fairy god mumma or how much he was loved already before he came into your life.
bless you three bohos.

November 24, 2008 at 3:57:00 PM PST  
Blogger Jon-Erik said...

Yes what an emotional video document...yes Cedar welcome to life...welcome to our circle under the family tree...and yes....we wished for you...and yes you are in a sacred circle of family love......tooshay jen....a nice piece of video work.......you better advertise to bring Kleenex to the viewing...WOW!

November 24, 2008 at 4:07:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

so amazing, so beautiful, so life-affirming.

(does anyone know where the music is from?)

November 24, 2008 at 5:21:00 PM PST  
Blogger thisdreamergirl said...

Wow... what a wonderful life to decide to be born into.. with wonderful artists and dreamers right by his side... guiding his way!!! Welcome Cedar... Good Choice this time around!!!

November 24, 2008 at 6:01:00 PM PST  
Blogger edwards said...

such a lovely tribute. welcome to a wonderful life sweet baby.

November 24, 2008 at 6:08:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This made me teary.. what an amazing gift for Cedar's birthday.

November 24, 2008 at 6:34:00 PM PST  
Blogger Jessica S. said...

saw this on her site earlier...gotta love jen...

November 24, 2008 at 6:44:00 PM PST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats on the life you've created, on wishing for boho baby, on picking this awesome fairy godmother! So happy for you, girl!

Much love

November 25, 2008 at 4:02:00 PM PST  
Blogger Rani said...

oh my goddess! that is just glorius!

November 25, 2008 at 7:59:00 PM PST  
Blogger Kim Carter said...

wow....a new leaf...unbearable!! :))...congratulations!!

November 27, 2008 at 2:46:00 PM PST  
Blogger Flying Whale said...

*sigh* little Cedar is going to have an amazing tribe surrounding him. lucky little boy.

November 28, 2008 at 1:28:00 PM PST  
Blogger Sooz said...

oh. so beautiful. what a magical fairy godmother she is. what a lucky boho baby and family! congrats and blessings to you all. thanks for sharing...

November 28, 2008 at 11:48:00 PM PST  
Blogger sandy said...

This was beautiful! I come by every now and then (from way back when Mark was in the hospital and I followed over at your sis' blog)...I would check in here every few months, hoping to read you were going to have a baby.

Congratulations!!!! What a special woman to have helped you fulfill your wish..

Beautiful baby he is.

all my best to you and your family.

November 29, 2008 at 6:17:00 PM PST  

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