Have you recovered from Halloween?
Are you getting ready for Thanksgiving?
This time of year gets so busy
and is just a whirlwind.
We've already had our first case of strep throat here.
It was a long day today because all 3 of my girls
were home sick from school.
Does anyone else find parenting to be so, so hard?
Man, there was bickering and whining and fighting.
I separated them, talked about ways to work things out,
sent them to their rooms, tried to distract them
with things to do and none of it worked.
And then, I lost my cool.
The littlest one got a door slammed
on her fingers.
I yelled. I raised my voice.
And there were tears.
and I love yous.
I feel awful.
I pray for patience.
I don't always have enough of it
for the people I love most in the world.
Does anyone else have those
I had planned this post to be
pretty pictures of more
from my mom,
got in the way.
Here are the pictures anyway.
I wish I knew more about the
history of fabric,
but they seem pretty
1970's ish to me.
Maybe 1980's too.
Tomorrow is a new day and I'm looking forward to it.