Monday, November 15, 2010

Motherhood

What's motherhood like?
For me, it's finding a basting brush on the floor of my car.

That purple thing, behind/under the hat? That's a bowling pin.

It's losing my temper and becoming murderously outraged while searching the entire house, car and neighborhood for a binky. Only to find not one, but two stashed in my own purse, hours later.   

This one's for you, Liz - can you find the binkies in this photo?

It's eating macaroni and cheese (from the box) directly from the pan via a big blue serving spoon.


If I add peas and corn, this counts as a nutritionally balanced meal.

It's a sock on a hand




Instead of a foot.




It's learning to choose my battles.

Eh, who cares? It's non toxic.

And enjoy the moment.




It's chaos and frustration. It's smelly and dirty. It's exhausting.

It's nothing like I expected.


Photo by Auntie Kelly. Go Pats!


4 comments:

  1. Awww, all the frustration and effort, all the rewards and love. Darling!

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  2. Missy: it is SO refreshing to read your posts and to suddenly feel as though I'm not alone in this crazy journey! Thanks for sharing! Keep on keeping on ...

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  3. Thanks guys! You make my day xo

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