It's no secret that I am a baby mom. It's quite apparent by the work that I chose to do. When I was younger I always much preferred babysitting the babies. I played dolls until I was much too old to be playing dolls. Then I had my first baby at the young age of 25. I savored those baby years, all 9 of them. I will never forget that feeling I got every time I walked into Babie's R Us, that I belonged there. But now my babies are not babies and I am learning what it't like to not be a baby mom. Some days are easier than others. Some days I relish the sleep full nights, the absence of baby accessories, the nearing of being diaper free. Most days I don't. I long for the little things, like rear facing carseats, strollers, Moby's, newborn diapers and even middle of the night feedings.
I am learning though, that there are fun times to be had.
The joy I get from watching my oldest do what he loves the most is like no other.
The pride I have when my six year old learns how to swim and ride a bike, all in one summer!
The excitement I get thinking about this guy in Pre-K.
Or the thankfulness for all things girly that I get to do with this little one.
There is so much more to come!