Came across this poem this morning. I think I need to print it out :) Slow Me Down, Lord! By Wilferd A. Peterson Slow me down, Lord! Ease the pounding of my heart By the quieting of my mind Steady my hurried pace With a vision of the eternal reach of time. Give me amidst the confusion of my day The calmness of the everlasting hills Break the tensions of my nerves and muscles With the soothing...
“Being a mother is learning about strengths you...
Overall, B is a healthy growing toddler. In his 16 months of life, he’s only had two fevers. The first time, his temp wasn’t extremely high and he was back to his normal, smiley self the next morning. The second fever happened two nights ago on my brother’s wedding day. It was around five in the afternoon when I noticed he was warmer than usual. I figured it was due to the cold...
Potty Time, Excellent!
B number one’d AND two’d in his training toilet today! We weren’t really trying to train him yet. We just have the training toilet out in our upstairs guest bathroom so he can familiarize himself with it. Every time B sees it, he does his sign for “poo poo” and sits on it for fun… Still with a diaper on though. (I have noticed that he’ll usually have a...
I guess I'll start with the birth of B
Wait. Before the birth story, I should probably start with some background. I’m Mary. I married a wonderful man named Josh on May 2, 2009. On the issue of kids, we agreed before we got married that “if it happens, it happens.” Little did we know it would happen so soon. Four months after getting hitched, I was knocked up! Always makes me think of that rhyme back in grade school:...
The soul is healed by being with children.– Fyodor Dostoevsky