Diaper Love Project
A Photographic Series from Help a Mother Out and Christie Hemm Klok
“I always dreamed of having a happy family and happy children. We have two children, my son who is almost 1-year old and my 4-year old daughter who is in Pre-K. I worry most about taking care of the children and how to take care of the baby. My daughter has crossed feet and when she walks she falls down easily. Now she is in therapy, but that was very scary.
Last week the best thing that happened was when my husband brought home a rose for me. I met my husband in Guatemala. He came to the United States first and when I came afterwards he asked me to get married. I felt very happy. I came to the United States six years ago. I could not afford food in Guatemala and came in search of work and because of poverty in my country. My brother and sister-in-law live together with us in the apartment, and before the children I worked as a food preparer in a restaurant.
My favorite thing to do with my family is to go out to the playground, read books, play with the baby in the house, or go to the playgroup. My desire and hope is to have my children grow up to be healthy and receive an education. I want to have a happy family.”
Photo credits: Christie Hemm Klok