I haven't exactly been the most loving, patient, adoring mother these days. But in seeing these pictures I'm reminded of what a full and fun life I do have with these crazy kids of mine. So what if I have to answer the same question 21 times a day and spend all of my energy resolving conflicts about shoes and chores and sweatshirts and bike accidents and Webkinz. That's what moms do. I just hope these children don't end up with a crazy mom when it's all said and done.
Our backyard is a literal playground and always full of friends.
Somehow Lydia managed to get herself wrapped up in the seatbelt.
Joseph with his favorite invention, The Memory Scanner.
Life from my rear view mirror. Miriam seems to be sprouting horns.
Betsy's illustrated story about a girl who never learns to read because her mother did not teach her how to read the signs to get to school. Entirely fictional, I'm sure.
Rebekah and her yellow dandelion mouth.
John left a little too long unattended in his high chair with spaghetti.