At the time I’m actually writing this post, I’m sitting in my big, comfy chair in my living room at midnight. The kids, both big and small, are tucked safely in their beds (plus one on the couch). All is quiet except for the sweet sound of the air conditioner (I’m in Texas, remember?) and an occasional outburst of very loud snoring from my husband (don’t tell him I said so).
This moment in time has been carved out for me to spend with you. I’ve been reading through your comments and blogs from our Week 1 Blog Hop and my heart is so very full.
So many of you shared stories of success and failure, tears and joy, and everything in between. You are so brave and you are what makes this community special.
Thank you for being here. And thank you for sharing your mama stories.
We have randomly selected one blogger to highlight and feature this week. Allow me to introduce you to . . . Stephanie!
It’s tough when you are pregnant and dealing with nausea, pain and every other pregnancy symptom in the book.
It’s tough not worrying about that little life inside your womb for nine months. With all the things that could go wrong, you have to put that worry into God’s hands.
It’s tough when you bring that newborn home and aren’t really sure what to do next.
It’s tough when you’re feeding a newborn all through the night and can’t remember what a good night’s sleep feels like.
It’s tough when your baby gets sick. You wish so bad that you could take the sickness away for them, but you can’t.
It’s tough when your toddler becomes defiant, throws tantrums and tells you no. Figuring out the right way to discipline is hard.
It’s tough when you are potty training and become convinced your child will be in diapers til he is at least 25. (Please note the evidence of this in the picture above!)
It’s tough when your toddler sleeps 12 hours at night and all of the sudden is waking you up at 6 a.m. every morning because “the sky is awake so I am awake.” Thank you Frozen …
Being a mom is tough …
But it’s also … (click here to read the rest of Stephanie’s post)
Thank you, Stephanie, for allowing us to share your blog with our community! 🙂
And thanks again to all of you for a fabulous first week! Are you ready and excited for Week 2?
Enjoy your family this weekend! Let us know what fun things you’re up to and how you’re spending your time together!
And if you have some extra free time, check out some of the other blogs from the Blog Hop! You’ll be surprised at how many other mamas share a story similar to yours. 🙂