my son, HudsonThe biggest and best surprise of my life. Being his mom has changed me in ways I could never have imagined. my husband, Curtis. I could have never dreamed him up. He’s everything I’ve ever needed and didn’t know existed. my daughter, Ava.My daily miracle. She makes me believe all things are possible. my angel friend, SheaShe was my soul sister. So much joy, so much light. You should read her story. my grandma, Elza. All of the unique things that I am, I owe them to my grandma. my friend, Trisha. She is so generous, funny and thoughtful. This girl has inspired me to be better in so many ways. my parentsmy mom, Ignez. Undoubtedly the most genuinely happy, fun and upbeat person I have ever met. She’s my go to person for everything! /// my dad, Lauro. He has always expected more and better of us. The force behind all of my successes. the Owen familymy in-laws, the entire Owen family. All 50-some of them. I love them. the Allgeier familymy sister, Tricia. It makes me laugh just to write her name. My sis has such a big heart and we have so much fun together. /// my brother-in-law, Joe. It just feels like he was always meant to be a part of our family. /// my nephew, Nathan. I love this little one more than I could have ever imagined.