BLOOM: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected

“One of the most emotionally stirring books I’ve ever read….a reminder that a mother’s love for her child is a powerful, eternal, unshakable force.”
Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman 

Bloom is the New York Times bestselling memoir where author Kelle Hampton interweaves lyrical prose and stunning four-color photography as she recounts the unforgettable story of the first year in the life of her daughter Nella, who has Down syndrome. Bloom is ultimately about embracing life and really living it.

Bloom by Kelle Hampton



“Reading Bloom reminded me that everything, everyone, and every moment is a miracle. Kelle Hampton writes with humor and grace and wisdom, and her optimism is a relentless and transformative force.”
—Glennon Doyle Melton, New York Times bestselling author of Carry On Warrior

“In her tender and genuinely beautiful memoir, Kelle Hampton encourages us to not simply accept the unexpected circumstances of our lives, but to embrace them like the things we wished for all along.”
—Matthew Logelin, New York Times bestselling author of Two Kisses for Maddy

“A constitutionally positive person…Hampton makes a convincing argument that grief and disappointment can be transformed into compassion and joy.”
People Magazine