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Mothers Day

This year my lovelies provided me with a wonderful mothers day. The gifts were homemade. The behavior was excellent. I got to sleep in. I went out with my mom with NO KIDS! It was delightful.

Aside from Mothers Day being a day to celebrate your own mother I think, as a Mom, it's a day to appreciate our job. Mothering is so full of hard, laborious daily trials that we don't have many quiet moments to see the good we are doing. We *know* that what we are doing is important but it sure doesn't feel it in the moment. (And it really doesn't at 5 o'clock on a Monday afternoon when I am yelling at everyone to get moving or we'll be late for track practice!)

What we do it critically important. And even when we screw up we are still doing good. Our kids need us. No matter how flawed and frustrated and tired we are we are their perfect mother. We are given the children we are supposed to have. We have the right skills to guide them if we use them.

Happy belated mothers day to all of the mommas, mommas at heart, soon to be mommas and someday mommas.

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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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