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Friday, October 31, 2008

Children Make Us Crazy


I'm convinced of it.

Why else would I...


-hide band aids and tape?
-sing the ABC's in the shower
-pretend to eat plastic food
-scream the word "because!"
-let a child eat ice-cream for breakfast just so I have time to check my email
-call my husband "Daddio"
-take a 3 minute shower and feel clean
-ever-EVER say...'don't wipe, let me do it'


But also, I know that being a Mom is truly the most important job I have ever had. It may be exhausting and seem thankless at times, but the rewards are insurmountable!
I'm so thankful for my kids, and especially thankful that I get to see my oldest today! Matt is flying in from NYC for the weekend.

18 comments:

Joan said...

The pay stinks but the rewards are priceless!

God Bless

Happyhome said...

Your list made me chuckle...we moms are so much alike! Yes, they can make us crazy, but crazy is worth it!

Enjoy your time with you son!

Anonymous said...

Sue, hmmm.... I think you forgot your favorite.
WHY?????

Tell Matt Hi from the kids with the "cool cars"!!! LOL!!!

Praise and Coffee said...

LOL! That's the reason I scream the word BECAUSE! :)

Lisa said...

Oh I can totally relate to the eating ice cream ( or chips) for breakfast....just so i can read your blog:)

Praise and Coffee said...

LOL! Whatever it takes Lisa, just keep reading! :)

Alisun said...

So funny! Yet very true, fine what ever mommy is busy reading ya know.

Jenny said...

Oh my goodness that is so funny! I am so looking forward to being a mommy but not TOO soon! :)

Monkey Giggles said...

I agree...I have said things as a mom that makes me scratch my head.

Enjoy your weekend!

Looking forward to the 13th.

Amrita said...

That 's such an adorable post Sue

Sandy said...

Hi Sue! And I bet you are the best mom, too! Yay for time w/your son! ENJOY. Miss you, I'm so busy these days!

Irritable Mother said...

They make us crazy, yes.
But I am glad God can also use them to make us holy!
Thanks for the smiles in this post.
*grin*

Mariel said...

oh, Sue, this is great! I thought I was the only one who hid the tape and band-aids!! haha! The 'wiping' made me laugh out loud! :) Being a mom is the greatest gift, is it not?!!

Tamatha said...

I love the list....makes me laugh:o)

Xandra@Heart-of-Service said...

LOL! I gave the kids pound cake for breakfast just the other morning....

Xandra

SunnySusan said...

This sounds so familiar and I only have the one girl.....keep em coming

Edie said...

Love that list! LOL! Have a great time with your son! :D

MJ said...

:) Oh Boy! Aren't Mom's lists awesome! :)

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