In the very first second of meeting my baby girl, my heart dropped. The vision of what my daughter was going to look like wasn’t what I saw. The room became quiet, and everyone stopped.
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I’m missing moments in this life that are fleeting, all because I can’t say NO to the extras. I can’t muster the conviction to say N-O to the things that pull me away from what truly fulfills me and gives me purpose – my children, my husband, my family, my friends. This is an affiliate link, […]
One day in the not too distant future, you won’t be under my roof. You’ll be off making a life of your own, growing into the adult that I know will make me proud and stealing kisses in the night from your own sweet babes.
My own dear mom, who somehow survived parenthood without Google, e-books, Facebook forums, cell phones, or even her own mother, had the best words of wisdom for me when I gave birth to my son.
They always say that country songs describe life in their lyrics. Well, I’m finding that to be true more and more each and every day.
“Are they having fun? Do they miss me? Why do I spend my precious time to myself thinking about the kids I was trying to get away from?!”
“We had zero wiggle room. This is not what I always hoped and dreamed for my family! As my grandmother would say, we had a ‘come to Jesus’ meeting.”
“In the end – just because we’re moms of a similar age doesn’t mean we have anything in common. Except this: a fierce love for our kids and a desire to create a wonderful world for our family.”