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16 years ago today

16 years ago today I was fairly tired, you see after a 42 hour home-birth labour (actually it was only the last 8 hours that I really minded!) - I had my beautiful (I embrace my bias) baby girl - Kahurangi. 

Today is her 15th birthday.  We went shopping at our favourite second hand clothes shop, went to the movies, I am Legend (I enjoyed it but I'm such a coward I had to hide in Kahurangi's shoulder at anything remotely scary), and chilled out, she is currently watching her gift from me - the complete series of Cowboy Bebop. 

My last hours of no responsibility...

NB - Kahurangi means taonga (loosely translated as treasure), it is also blue (the colour of the sky).

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Happy Birthday Kahurangi!
about 13 years ago
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JS
great photo, and Happy Birthday to Kahurangi, pretty name and meaning...Nice birthday gift...Sounds like she has had a wonderful time too. I probably would not mind kids one day, but it's the labour part that scares the crap out of me.....I think I will stick to being a surrogate mother to animals at the moment!
about 13 years ago
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I can barely remember my pregnancy or childbirth when I had my son. But running around after him and all the responsibilities afterwards were a lot more time-consuming. She's a beautiful girl. Sounds like a nice birthday for her.
about 13 years ago
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What a gorgeous photo! The mattress in the background is interesting. And you look so happy and glowing. And so young! And Kahurangi is such a beautiful and unique name. Happy 15th! Are there any pix of her in your albums?
about 13 years ago
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i still think son is useless, just look at myself...
about 13 years ago
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That's a lovely pic of you. And with that gigantic belly. ;D Hope your K had a wonderful 15th birthday. She seems like a pretty lucky gal w/ you for a mom.
about 13 years ago
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Jaine, You look so amazingly beautiful to be going into a 42 hour labor. Wow. I am in awe of you. Enjoy your wonderful daughter and her very special Birthday. SWEET 16
about 13 years ago
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That's a nice picture! Happy birthday, Kahurangi. =)
about 13 years ago
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Jaine ~ wow! you look very young in the pic! Such a huge tummy too ~ I can't imagine what it felt like. Happy birthday to your daughter ~ Kahurangi is a lovely name ~ lovely meaning behind it as well. ^^
about 13 years ago
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What a great name & meaning. Happy Birthday to Kahurangi & best wishes for the year to come! Such a cool photo of you; as people have said you have that pregnant glow. : )
about 13 years ago
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Happy Birthday to Kahurangi! I hope all her sweetest dreams will come true. I love that her name is as meaningful as it is pretty. Sounds like you 2 had a lovely day. You look radiant in that photo btw. I can't believe you were in labor for 42 hrs. I haven't watched I Am Legend yet because they show a pretty grim version of NYC in it. I saw them filming parts of it by where I work and also where I live.
about 13 years ago
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You look so serene on the photo and glowing you don't look like your about to give birth ..what a bump! Bet you feel as if the last 15 years have flown by where does the time go, Wishing you daughter a Happy Birthday.
about 13 years ago
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hope you have a wonderful day celebrating your daughter's birthday!
about 13 years ago
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OMG I thought you cant be more beautiful, but seeing you now, im amazed, congratulations to your daugther for her Bday, and for having a mother so beautiful inside an outside! God bless you both, hugs
about 13 years ago
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Wow! Congratulations and happy birthday to your daughter! It's still 1/14/08 here in my part of the world and I will be blogging about my baby who turns 20 today! I can't believe we both have girls with the same b-day!!!!!
about 13 years ago
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aw happy b-day to ur daughter..
about 13 years ago
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Happy birthday to your daughter. You look so young and good to have a 15 year old. You sound like a proud mom.
about 13 years ago
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wow ,Happy birthday to your daughter you are such a sweet Mum
about 13 years ago
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Happy birthday to your darling daughter! all moms are great! =)
about 13 years ago
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Cy
lovely! photo.. tho alil late.. anyways, Happy Birthday! to Kahurangi.. =D
about 13 years ago
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were you in the hospital (in that pic)??
about 13 years ago
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happy (belated) bday to your daughter!!! kahurangi's a beautiful name (with a beautiful meaning!)... and you know what? you look beautiful in that photo! you don't look lke you're in labour at all! teehee...
about 13 years ago
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happy birthday to Kahurangi! what a beautiful girl!and what a great mom you are! i love the name^_^
about 13 years ago
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WOW! You look about like me right now....
about 13 years ago
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the late wishes~happy birthday to your daughter and you are a great mother~
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G H
Awww... that is such a lovely photo... you're belly was huge.. =) I hope your baby had a beautiful birthday.
about 13 years ago

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