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Thursday, March 5, 2009

Shamrock Shake.

With J working late and T and M at their mom's it was just me and the littles tonight.

It had been a long, tiring day.

A long couple of days.

I had been plenty frustrated in more than one moment. Even thinking of how I have not been the mom I want to be.

I felt like all I'd said and done was "No!" "Don't do that..." "Come here..." "One...Two..." "Time out! Now!"

I decided after dinner, baths and pajamas that we'd go have a special treat.
Shamrock Shake time has arrived.

We sat and we drank our shakes and we chatted and watched the cars go by and the people come in as E slept the snack time away.

My shoulders relaxed, my frustrations were lifted and my heart soared just a little bit as he told me; "Today was a great day mama."
This boy, he is no angel. But he is my son.

My little love knows how to change my perspective of the entire last few days with just one sentence.

Today was a great day mama.

It was, indeed.

5 Comments:

Blogger Erin said...

Icecream: the cure for everything!

March 5, 2009 at 9:18 PM  
Blogger Coma Girl said...

Aww how nice. My husband and step-sons were at a hockey game tonight and my daughter and I went to Wendy's for "chicken nuggin". Sometimes you just need that alone time...with junk food ;)

March 5, 2009 at 9:25 PM  
Blogger The Bishops said...

Those are moments that melt your heart and make all the crazy moments worthwhile. H is so sweet!!

March 6, 2009 at 7:36 AM  
Blogger bethandnate said...

If that doesn't bring a smile to your face I don't know what would!

March 6, 2009 at 8:02 AM  
Blogger Ann-Marie said...

What a sweetheart. Reading things like this makes me melt.

March 7, 2009 at 10:00 PM  

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