A sweet old lady stops you with this wistful smile on her face and she coos "Oh but aren't they precious", and she then proceeds to tell you that these days are the BEST days of your life! You smile distractedly, and think to your self that she must have just taken the wrong kind of medication!
BUT!! I am here to tell you, I am beginning, JUST BEGINNING to get to the point in my career as a mother where I can honestly say I think That little old lady in the grocery store MIGHT have know what she was talking about!! Suddenly getting up 3-4 times a night, changing poopy diapers etc seems like a picnic compared to some of the moods my 10 or 11 year old can get into!!
It's like this: When they're little, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, Mom is an angel!! She can do NO wrong! They'll protect you with their own little life!
Parenting isn't for the faint of heart! It isn't all fun and games!!
It's HARD WORK, And sometimes Mom just wants to sit down and cry too!
But I am convinced....
I am still convinced.....
That NOTHING brings us to a greater understanding of God's love for us than becoming a parent does!! And that is ONE of the MANY reasons I'll never regret becoming a mother!!
Blessings to you,