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Sometimes I look around my house, at about 8:30, when the kids are just sent to bed and I am amazed at the piles of *stuff* left behind. 

Socks that didn't make it to the hamper. School bags that have fallen from hooks. Dishes that need putting away. 


For a moment I get overwhelmed and irritated and frustrated. Why is the beginning of my "me time" every night started off with the twentieth clean up of the day? 

 
 
Most nights I whiz through quickly finding spots for items left out (so I can sit down and get some work done before midnight). But on some nights, when I have to put away the milk left on the counter or the dinner leftovers left out to cool, I am met with this. 


One of my favorite quotes. In that moment I am reminded that I am the emptier of dishwashers. I am the putter awayer of doll carriages. 


Without me school books would never find their way back to school. 


I am the wrangler of rogue upside alligators. 


I am necessary and important. If I were not there for just one day our family unit would miss what I do.  

I. Am. Mom. 

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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