We are heading to a wedding shower for a very close friend. My little girls are so excited. Their best friends will be there, and when you are 9 and 11, best friends are a very good thing. Still my little Sarah asked, "Will I be able to play with them or talk to them?" It was another Ah ha moment in motherhood. They don't know... they need me. That is my job. To take them to wedding showers, to show them how to change baby diapers, to fix hair and teach them to read. To cook and bake, to be a good friend. To love Jesus. This is my high calling. Praise be to God I am surrounded by other Moms who know it is theirs as well. Thank you Lord for friends that little girls come to wedding showers and weddings because these are the moments of life that make beauty.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
He is my baby. My kids know it, and I admit it. It is different caring for the one you know is your last. When you grasp how quickly it all passes, you just want to hold them a little extra. When my oldest was 5, I had three year old twins, a 2 year old and a nursing baby. Life was busy and sometimes I did not get to hold my babies as much as I would now. So I take extra pictures of him because I know that 5 is a precious age that it will be gone in a heartbeat.