Friday, May 14, 2010

mother's day

regrettably, i had to stay home with the littlest sprout on mother's day due to fever and all around crankiness (sofi was sick too) so i wasn't able to attend church as they celebrated the madre.  i guess luke didn't think that singing to the rest of the moms was kosher, so he cried instead.  sofi and i were treated with a much needed nap and downtime until luke came home and handed me this:
yeah, i'm still tearing up.  i know its cliche and i know you all know already, but isn't it really moments like this that magically make you forget their long, long...long road to potty training, the toys spread all over the floor right after you clean it, the food you have to practically force down them, yadi yadi yada...

needless to say, it made my day.  heck, it made my entire 3 1/2 years that the  boy's been alive and living under my same roof.  i love that kid even though he doesn't quite understand how much.  i know i haven't made much of myself as far as the world is concerned, but i'm really starting to realize how much more his world matters.  a belated happy mom's day to all you lovely mothers out there.  you're beautiful, wonderful, and even though your concerts may not be selling out to millions, its the late night impromptu singing of twinkle, twinkle little star and itsy bitsy spider that really make a life worthwhile. 

yes, i still am channeling dr. phil apparently.  happy mom's day ladies. 

1 comment:

McCain Family said...

Okay, that made me tear up and it's not even a picture of my own kid's hand.
Ahhhh, the highs and lows of motherhood. But the highs definitely take the #1 spot.
Thanks for sharing this. I needed it.
Love ya!