On March 29, 2007, I gave birth to my third child, Laurel. She is a wonderfully bright and active child who is about to turn two at the launch of this blog. The next...
Live a Little: They Had Me at Mama
Bills to pay. Lots of those too.
There were lots of things that needed to be done around the house. Laundry. Rooms to clean. Beds to make. Bathrooms to clean.
I was already running a little late for carpool. What else is new, right? I picked up the kids determined to get back home as quickly as possible to make a dent in my T0-Do list.
As soon I saw my excited children running to car, I knew it wouldn't happen like that. Not at all. I could see it in my son's face.
The carpool lady opened the door and I was hit with a barrage of “Mama, mama, mama. Look at how nice it is outside. It is so sunny. Can we go the park?”
They had me at mama.
I didn't even hesitate. Of course we could go the park. They were so excited and so full of life that I couldn't help but smile. Everything else could wait except for the joy that my kids were about to experience.
We had a fabulous day at the park and I got everything done that I needed to get done. Just a little later.
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