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Thursday, June 30, 2011

The "Nevers" to my family

People say, "Never say never" .... well - I am.

Dear Ray, my dearest husband. I promise to never stop appreciating the million ways you provide for us and show us your unending love.

Dear Addison, my first born.  I promise to never crush your spirit.  Your head strong, willful soul is one of the most beautiful things you possess.  You drive me crazy and make me so proud at the same time.

Dear Andrew, my middle child who acts like everyone's big brother. I promise to never keep you from chasing your dreams.  You have wild and crazy ideas.  You have an amazing imagination. Chase... Chase... Chase...












Dear Alexander, my baby.  I promise to never give up on you. Ever. 

Happy Thursday Everyone.  Hope this holiday is filled with dreams, potential, love, and lots of spirit - from our family to yours.
Some people show their feet at the ocean or some amazing place... not us - feet by the pool with the family.

What are your 4th of July weekend plans?

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At June 30, 2011 at 5:29 PM , Blogger GingerGirl said...

Good for you. And, please, don't forget to nurture your OWN wonderful-ness! Maybe you should do on for yourself, just as a reminder?

 
At June 30, 2011 at 8:09 PM , Blogger Kristen said...

Ok. I have to laugh and confess. The twins were officially the WORST behaved they have ever been today. I mentally wrote this post as I was driving down the road with Andrew screaming out every thought that passed through his brain and Addison telling him to "STOP TALKING ABOUT ME!" Andrew actually crawled under the table at the restaurant. I poked my head under and asked him why - and he said, "They don't have potties at McDonald's. I poop under table. I no poop on potty. They not have potties here." Tonight... I finally sighed when they were dressed for bed and collapsed on the floor... only to have them come and rip the pillow out from under my head and then fight over it. I thought - remember... the things that are driving you crazy are the same things that you love about them - so I wrote down the positives. Then I thought if I posted it - I would remember on other trying days. And today has been the mother of trying days. But, I seriously have no idea what I could promise myself that I wouldn't break for my family if necessary.... so - I will contemplate that as I sit here and meditate.

 
At July 1, 2011 at 3:11 PM , OpenID fromthebungalow said...

I'm new to your blog, but I will be back! I found you through My Husband Ate All My Ice Cream. This is simple and beautiful. A powerful little post. I have a son with special needs, and he means the world to me. I would be honored if you read it:
The Little Professor: The birth of a son and rebirth of a dad

Looking forward to reading more!
~ Chris

 

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