Love of Life, by Kyra and Chris, is a journal chronicling the couple's marriage, pregnancy, and parenthood. The couple became engaged on Valentine's Day and wed in May 2008. Kyra gave birth to their first child, Luca, in October 2008, and their second child, Astrid, in April 2015. The journal title comes from one of Chris's favorite names, Adria, which means "love of life."



  • Older entries may be viewed by using the Archive, Categories, by using the "Older Entries" link at the bottom of the page, or by searching the Archive. The Archive and Category menus may be found in the sidebar.
  • The Archive drop-down menu will show entries organized by month.
  • The Categories menu will show entries organized by topic.
  • Readers can also search the archive using a Google Custom Search located in the Find sidebar menu.


  • There are a few ways to subscribe to the site: web feed, following on Twitter, and following on Facebook.
  • The Entries feed includes entries by Kyra and Chris. See the News Feed Help section below for additional information.
  • Twitter: Journal entry titles appear on our Twitter account, kyrachris.
  • Facebook: Journal entry titles appear on our Facebook page, LoveOfLifeKyraChris.

Media: Photos, Videos, Audio

  • The photos and videos may be viewed within the context of the journal entries or embedded below. The journal entries are organized by various categories:
  • Digital Media - All digital media, including audio, music, photos, videos, and miscellaneous digital media.
  • Audio - Audio files, including the baby's Heartbeat.
  • Music - Music, typically in video format. This category may also be used for music topics.
  • Photos - Photos in the journal.
  • Videos - Videos in the journal, including wedding videos.