Gone are the days of comfortably co-sleeping. No more waking up to a sweet face – now it’s more like waking up to sweaty toddler feet. Well, there is one exception…. when the toddlers are sick.
The last 2 weeks the lovely stomach bug has cycled it’s way thru all 6 of us in some form or fashion. It’s been just great – well actually it’s been a living hell, with 1 exception. The toddlers who are beyond the snuggly stage are all sweet and cuddly.
Sure I may have easily contracted some ickiness by holding my sweet overgrown babies all night and day while they were ill, but you know it is worth it.
I so hate seeing them sick. It hurts my heart, but knowing that they need their mama – well it’s a gentle reminder that there is a greater purpose for my job as Mom.
Day 1 1 of 13On the first day of the 30 day thanks challenge I give thanks for my toddlers.
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Day 2 2 of 13Grace is something all moms deserve.
Read Thankful for Grace
Day 3 3 of 13What are the priorities in your life?
Read Thankful for Priorities
Day 4 4 of 13Is your life surrounded with noise? Today I am taking time to appreciate silence.
Read Thankful for Quietness
Day 5 5 of 13Patience is a virtue!
Read Thankful for Patience
Day 6 6 of 13A toddlers smile can make a sad heart happy.
Read Thankful for Smiles
Day 7 7 of 13With 2 toddlers with crazy sleeping schedules, this mom is thankful for SLEEP!
Read Thankful for Sleep
Day 8 8 of 13Sick toddlers = snuggly toddlers!
Read Thankful for Toddler Snuggles
Day 9 9 of 13I never thought I'd be the mom giving her kid an iPad for sanity.
Read Thankful for the iPad
Day 10 10 of 13Our kid Zeke is amazing. He rarely cries, no temper tantrums (yet) and wakes up smiling.
Read Thankful for Zeke
Day 11 11 of 13After growing up in churches that we disliked, we vowed not to do the same to our kids.
Read Thankful for Our Church
Day 12 12 of 13Thank you to our soldiers for our freedom.
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Day 13 13 of 13We are so thankful that our toddlers are healthy. Sometimes their energy drives us nuts, but thankful that they have it!
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Molly blogs parenting, geekery and technology at digitalmomblog.com.