One small word can melt my heart. Mama. I dreamt of becoming a mommy like most little girls do. I would play house and take care of my 3 to 6 babies, and believe it or not they were all quite well behaved (hehe). I had a wonderful role model in my Mom, and wanted to be a Mom just like her one day.
I know that many women have a "journey" on their way to motherhood and that many women are still praying and hoping for they day that they will become a mom. My heart goes out to these women. I pray for them often knowing first hand how difficult the wait can be.
My journey has had many ups and downs. I still remember that first Mother's Day that my heart hurt so badly because I was so unsure about God's plans for Chris and I to have a child. It seemed as if His plans might be a no for us, but He answered our prayers with a huge YES and I couldn't feel more blessed.
I have had a fun week being Mama to these three. I went to my first Mother's Day Tea at Luke's school. They sang to us and each child read a little poem that they had written about his or her mother.
So sweet. Love when I get to have one on one time with each kiddo.
Hayley made me a special card and planted some flowers for me. So, I have to include a funny little tid bit about her this week. She was playing school while I was cleaning up in the kitchen. It was story time for the class and here is what I overheard, " OK, class. Today we are going to be talking about Mother's Day. The title of our story is "Mothers Are the Smartest Girls in the World". It is a fairytale."
Today was such a fun day. Celebrating with my wonderful hubby and 3 little blessings. Breakfast together, church, and out to lunch. Showered with little gifts (a necklace from Chris, a fun bag from the girls, and an electric toothbrush from Luke). So thankful that I get to call them mine.
And that they call me Mama.