|My mom and I (3yrs old) about 5 months before she passed.|
I still cannot believe she has been gone for 20 years; it boggles my mind every-time I think about it. I always thought that as I got older and had a family of my own that it would get easier but it has actually gotten harder. Instead of crafts that have no where to go, I have no mother to go to when I have a parenting question. I did not have my mom to hold my hand while giving birth to my most precious children. In fact, I cannot even remember enough about her to pass along to my own children.
From what I have been told, she was an amazing woman; raising five daughters, directing the choir at Church, playing the piano and sewing us dresses that all matched. I sometimes get mad because she died before she could teach me any of her wonderfulness; I am however truly grateful that God gave me my father and my four sisters because without them I would be a total mess!
This Mother's Day will be just like the rest, a card with nowhere to send but I will rejoice in the fact that I am a mother to some wonderful children and that God has entrusted me enough to allow me to be on earth to raise them up in His image.
AND because I have been SO behind... here are days 13-20 of the 365 Challenge:
|Amelia and Jonathan chilling on the couch|
|Amelia enjoying the beautiful sunny day.|
|Amelia and I went to get coffee ALONE!|
|Moving Day! My wonderful friends and all the kids.|
|The table was not yet set up in our new place so we all ate around the kid one!|
|Anderson fell asleep with his hand in his bum :)|
|Alyvia at Oz Park with Dorthy.|
|I took it upon myself to by clippers and cut Anderson's hair- boy did he have A LOT!|