|Conjunctivitis!!! (This photo was taken after some serious gunk clearance!)|
Last night I put the girls to bed on my own; David had Parents Evening. I put Ava to bed and then went through to our room to feed Heidi. I could hear rustling outside my door, but didn't want to go and look for fear of disturbing Heidi from her feed. The rustling went quiet and I assumed Ava must have gone back to bed. 25 minutes later, I opened my bedroom door to find her sitting on the landing on a box in her PJs, cuddling her dolly and waiting for me.
I couldn't be cross with her.
Moments like these make me thankful to be a Mama. There are many moments in the day where I feel close to pulling my hair out when I'm saying something for the upteenth time, or when Heidi's tired and grouchy, or Ava's being defiant. But then I have these little magic moments and I remember to be thankful and appreciate. Stop the clock and savour the moment.
Because I know in the blink of an eye, my babies will be grown up and moved out and these moments will just be memories.
So, even in the midst of conjunctivitis;
thank you, Lord, for the blessing of motherhood.
|The last time Ava had conjunctivitis - exactly the age Heidi is now!|