It made me laugh out loud right then and there!
Because it's the very
I'm sure I'm missing something.
Oh yes, that field trip.
These are the weeks I am thankful for frozen pizza and stir fry, Subway sandwiches and parents who run down emergency toilet paper when it gets desperate over here, grace upon grace and finding clean socks for Trev, even if they are mismatched.
It's a season.
A wonderful, full, exhausting one.
I am watching my kids grow and flourish right before my eyes. It is unbelievable.
I am ending my days feeling like I can hardly keep my eyes open (though this terrible sinus infection I've been fighting is not helping).
I am snapping photos so we can look back and remember these celebrations and ceremonies one day when they grow up and our calendar has more empty spaces.
Amidst this full calendar my husband and I carved out a day to sit side by side, talk face to face, and breathe. Intentional marriage takes planning, and sometimes flexibility (our original date day was changed as we were needed at a funeral). God gave us an exquisite day at the beach, not a cloud in the sky! He so generously and graciously restores our souls.
And next weekend we have a surprise planned for the kids. I've been holding it in for weeks now and can hardly stand it! There are more fun memories to be made and I cannot wait! Don't you just love surprises?! I know Madi does - she let me know on Mother's Day. The famous Miss Sandi at church made these with her students on Mother's Day morning. It was one of the nicest gifts I have ever received! Very interesting to see through the eyes of your child what they love and appreciate about you.
So to all you other