Friday, December 11, 2009

Scatter brained

"I can do ALL things through Christ who gives me strength." -Philippians 4:13
I love being a stay at home mom. I always knew this is what I wanted to do. Yes, someday I might do something else, but right now I'm trying to soak up every minute of being with my kids on a daily basis. Every parent will agree that kids grow up way too fast and it will seem like tomorrow that they are all grown up. Some days certainly seem longer than others. I have had a few of those days just this week! On Wednesday I (accidentely) locked the kids in the car - with the keys. It wasn't funny at the time, but looking back it makes me realize how scatter brained I have become with the addition of another human being! Yesterday both kiddos had simultaneous noisy melt downs at Target. I was half way through my shopping list and ended up parking my cart in a miscellaneous aisle and walking directly toward the exit sign! It was quite a sight to see the faces of other friendly shoppers. Some expressions said "learn how to control your kids, lady" - and it was easy to detect that they had never been in my shoes. It was also very comforting to have a few seasoned mamas offer a comforting smile that said "been there, done that." One even told Emma she needed to be a big girl and help her mommy - I agree! Some days I wonder if Emma knows who is in charge! Sometimes I amaze myself at how good of a multitasker I am. Other times I amaze myself at how forgetful I am. Both happen every day :)


  1. I have so been there. I have walked out of stored many a time! The last of which was just about 3 weeks ago! I do have to say that having two little ones will get easier! Same struggles just in a different way! If that makes sense! You are a great Mama and never forget that!!! :)

  2. No joke!! Happy birthday, Miss Emma!!!

  3. One day it will be easier. However, that day is a long ways away :(