HARDEST job I've ever had, and I've had many in my life...babysitter, waitress, receptionist, advertising coordinator, graphic designer, and sales coordinator. However, that being said, there was nothing that could've ever prepared me for it. The joy, the sorrow, the stress, and the love. At the end of the day, it's the most rewarding job I've ever had. I have watched Grace and Evan go through many phases in their lives, both good and bad, (I definitely don't miss the potty-training phase!) I have watched them gain new friends and lose old ones. I've seen them excel in school and sports and struggle through others. My heart breaks and soars whenever theirs does.
Did God really think I could handle this? Sometimes I wonder. It seems so hard at times, but he must have faith I can do it, even though he knew I'd sometimes, or often fail. So, I pray each day that God will show me how to be a
If you haven't figured it out, I love my kids more than life and I'm more than happy to be their mother. It's the thing I'm MOST thankful for!