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Sunday, March 21, 2010

peanuts


I am in love with the ages of my kids right now and wish that I could freeze time. I love having a six year old who is on the brink of being a big kid, on the brink of learning big things, on the brink of showing me what scary responsibilities lie ahead for me as a mother. I love having a three year old that is old enough to say big words yet little enough to mispronounce them in her adorably cute little voice. I love having a one year old that makes my day with every kiss, every new word and every new mannerism. It is so bittersweet for me to love where they are now, while knowing how quickly time flies and how these days won't last forever. The days are long, the battles are many, the reality of the responsibility in raising them is often overwhelming, but being blessed enough to be their mom is worth every lost hour of sleep, every shred of my patience that's lost and every fear of what the future holds and who they will become. I love my little peanuts.

2 comments:

ourbabymakesfour said...

Wow... so much I have to look forward to! I'm glad you are loving life... even on the hard days (ok, they're all hard!) Glad you have your blogging back :)

The Neal Family said...

I just did a post and need to incorporate pics. will do it tonight. i love this post. they're so friggin cute!
All of you girls, i'm contemplating the move to SAHM. Need your advice. I'm scared by it all.