SOOO yesterday…..

As with every day my kids get up before the sun does..(or really they greet each other with a hello at the SAME TIME!) But I have known that now for years *at least since our oldest has been out of a crib..-say 5 years. Shower, breakfast, then start school. Seems normal enough right?!? Well I have been off.. not for ANY real reason but just more weepy or needy in the morning. And when the kids NEED me, its just a bit to much.

So school started, and then Taco hit sister in the head, sister broke brothers *3 days long* lego building, Chickadee cried – unusually, and then Brother couldn’t figure out a 9 from a upside down p or backwards d (in his handwriting book that he was SURE the publisher typed wrong). Mind you it was only 10:30.

I sent up a quick prayer and then sent Joel a texted saying ‘PRAY FOR ME’. After a brief (text brief) Ā Superman simply said… “take it easy on them. they just want you to love them like you love me. With my flaws and all…..”

HIT BETWEEN the eyes. Of course i love my kids. They are my world, Joel included. But sometimes i loose sight they are just kids and want ME to show that unconditional love to them. Just as i want God to show me when i mess up, he always is there to love me and bring gentle correction. I then went straight to each child and loved on them and apologized. And they each said.. its ok mom i know you love me no matter what. WHEW good thing cause I messed up.. thank the Lord for GRACE.

Remember Grace is not for kids alone..but us parents too… remember God’s grace is enough!!!!!

*here is a few pictures of our day that went a bit more smoothly!! šŸ™‚

sweet sis doing an extra chore to earn $$ for disney!

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Gretal showed up at school today:)

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history work

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my big helper!

Aug 2014 first day!

Our BUSY, FUN, CRAZY First day!:)

tradition

tradition

Sweet #5 is doing GREAT!! Was able to hear heartbeat!

Sweet #5 is doing GREAT!! Was able to hear heartbeat!

came home to this bundle!

came home to this bundle!

playing

playing

playing

playing

he is the best!

he is the best!

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16 weeks with #5

16 weeks with #5

saying bye to daddy

saying bye to daddy

my little dude

my little dude

playing with the windows open!

playing with the windows open!

its friday SO trash day.. they love the BIG truck

its friday SO trash day.. they love the BIG truck

IPAD

IPAD

OH no SHE didn't!

OH no SHE didn’t!

outside fun with a friend!

outside fun with a friend!

daddy and 3 littles hang out.. making chocolate pancakes

daddy and 3 littles hang out.. making chocolate pancakes

back to school date night with my Boy!

back to school date night with my Boy!

new outfit!

new outfit!

*when you have a mini van hanging your arm out the window doesn't happen..its the small things folks!

*when you have a mini van hanging your arm out the window doesn’t happen..its the small things folks!

finishing it up strong with slurpees

finishing it up strong with slurpees

I love my First days! Its a peekĀ into what fun the whole month will be:)

Did you do anything fun!!

~jessica