Sam said this to me this morning with his toy handcuffs hidden behind his back,
"Mom, put your arm out and mind your own business."
Uh, I don't think so, son.
I feel like I've been in some kind of fog lately that has suddenly lifted. My motivation and urge to get my home in order has taken a serious hit of late but for some reason clarity has dawned this day and I am ready to get busy.
I think clearing off a few computer projects has helped tremendously.
Some friends just really bless your heart, you know? In a good 'bless your heart' kind of way and not the 'she's not too bright bless her heart' kind of way.
This article on motherhood has been making the rounds within my community of people and friends. I think I may print it out to keep on hand and share with mommas. It is a great reminder that we don't just make sacrifices for our kids but as Christian parents we are called, commanded and encouraged to be the sacrifice.
Pinterest is my new favorite thing. It's like an online cork board. When you find things that you like or inspire you you 'pin it' to the board. Very fun and you can even follow other peoples boards and find all kinds of amazing stuff to make and do. Sarah Marchlewski you need one of these :-)
One of the things I really like about Flickr is finding talented folks from all over the world. I recently came across a photographer from Japan that really just takes my breath away. You should follow the link and go check out his work...it's pretty amazing. Here are two of my favorites.