Monday, February 28

Confessions of a Mom

They say confession is good for the soul, so here goes...


1. I joined the gym a few weeks ago, and I love it. But admittedly, my main incentive at this point for getting up early and going is that for half an hour, I am off duty as a mommy. And I get to go to the bathroom all by myself.

2. Last week I was officially kicked out of church. During evening service, I let my wiggly one-year old play with my Smartphone on silent, not realizing that videos would still play. Loudly. So during a quiet moment of meditation, the entire church heard, "ELMO so happy to SEE you!" Maybe he was, but my husband/pastor wasn't. Worse, she later escaped from my claw-like grasp and started running down the aisle towards her dad with outstretched arms. Everyone said that was the most entertaining service they'd been to in a long time! Everyone, of course, except my husband :)

My Diva/Devil in training :)

3. So sad: I want to play Words with Friends on my iPhone, but I don't have any friends...at least not any who play.  And I found out that my most popular blog post (by far) is the one with an American flag clipart that people copy from my site.  Depressing realizations for this not-so-supermom... =)

4.  Our 4-year old is officially banned from art supplies. She glued all her artwork to the wall the other day while I was lying down, for a "s'prise." Boy, was it! Then, as we were getting ready for church, I found her on the couch, meticulously cutting out the itchy crinoline from the underside of her dress. All I can say is, smart girl for that! But she's not using scissors or glue again till she's 30.

Have a great week!!



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7 comments:

  1. I know you probably don't want to hear this...but I so look forward to hearing your funny kid tales. You have such a great way of writing them down!!! Love you!

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  2. Gotta hand it to her for coming up with the idea to cut that itchy crinoline out of her dress but I completely understanding banning her from the art supplies! She sounds a lot like my youngest son who is 7 now. I never know what I will catch him trying to do next.

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  4. Gosh, your life sounds like mine. Except for getting up in the am to go to the gym! My kids are banned from more stores and from more "supplies/rooms/foods" than I can count!

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  5. What amazing nieces we have! And what an amazing mom God has given them! I would have LOVED to see Tom's face Sunday night . . . Love & hugs to all! Sara

    P.S. -- I'd love to play "Words with Friends" with you, but that would require a MUCH cooler phone than the one I have. Sorry!

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  6. What a super cute post. Of course I love the photos of the girls. But I am totally with you on the working out. I think that is my only total me time!
    Blessings!

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  7. :) Your post made me smile! :) I'm so glad God keeps working in us & in our children, so we don't have to be "super-moms"!
    Jessica

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