Dear random mom at the park: thanks for not looking at me with crazy eyes as I ran after the older two kids, pushing a stroller in one hand and wolfing down an old half of doughnut I found in the car in the other hand. And then I felt the need to tell you […]
Me: Sam, would you like more raspberries? Him: No. Him: Mom, can I have more raspberries? Me: Sure. We have plenty for you and the other you.
Me: “Son, put down daddy’s phone. You know you’re not allowed on it without permission.” Josh: “YOU’RE NOT MY BEST FRIEND ANYMORE! MILA AND JACK ARE MY BEST FRIEND!” ME: “Are Mila and Jack going to cook you dinner?” Josh: ………….. Check. Mate.
We played the “High-Low” game at bedtime tonight. I shared that my low point was getting upset at Joshua when he spilled his water. Joshua grabs my forehead and kisses me without any words. I am speechless. The Lord is teaching me immense vulnerability through these tiny humans. It is so often my failings that […]
WARNING EXTREME NERDERY: Tonight, my beloved took me to see Yo Yo Ma. And then we nerded out afterwards about his technique and phrasing and all-around musical dominance. For those of you who may not be familiar with his work, I submit to you “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.” I have just been in the presence […]
The worst part of being a boy mom: watching them bloody themselves over and over with alarming regularity. The best part of being a boy mom: When they bloody themselves, they want their mama.