Yeah hi...It's been a long time.
I know, I always say that.
This fall though, everything changes. Take a deep breath. I do every time I think about it.
Max will be in school.
Gabriel will be in pre-K (like preschool) half days.
I will no longer do daycare.
I will only have Eli home during the day.
Just let it sink in.
I may actually be able to run to Costco, Trader Joe's and Target during the day.
I may get to go visit more friends during the week, and with only one kid to buckle in.
I may be able to keep a cleaner house, and be a better meal planner.
I may be able to work out again.
I may be able to volunteer once a week at Breaking Free.
It's weird that I am entering in to a new season of life, that my season of little kids at my feet all day - is over. I'm done having babies in my house.
Just let it sink in. I'll give you a minute...
I have so many hopes and dreams for what this next season will look like.... but I don't know what is to come. The one thing I am certain of, is that I am leaving it up to God. Because he has a plan for this next season.
So for the next six weeks I will be finishing up this season well. I'll be holding Ramona a little tighter when she lets me. I'll be soaking up Tya's giggles and hugs. I'll be having lots of fun at the pools/playgrounds/playdates with the kids.
Ugh. Fine, I guess I'll try to enjoy every moment the way the seasoned moms tell me too... (personally I think they tell me to do that only because they remember every moment with their little
Here is a little taste of my summer so far:
|pool day e'ery day|
|me and seester pretend we are kardashians sometimes.|
|matt and i are being intentional about our marriage.|
|maybe i'll actually wear real pants when i'm no longer|
chasing kids all day? prolly not.
|seester got a neck tattoo. i got one on my foot.|
|a tiny bit of brotherly love|
|a lot of brotherly cuteness here. wow.|
|tya and tha boyzz|
|being intentional..... we are stuck together so we may as well like it.|
|my brother-in-law finally got married!|
|b'mona (as we call Ramona) is growing up too fast. she is mobile.|
she wrestles eli to the ground trying to steal his bagels.
|some of our best friends and godson are moving away. |
at least we got one good grill night in!
Alright, I am off for the night. Hope you all are enjoying the summer.