I absolutely love this! I want to raise Godly children...some days I do better than others, but it is my desire to instil in them morals, a definite sense of right and wrong, respect, and soooo much more!!! I spend every weekday working with a lot of children who haven't been taught this, and it just breaks my heart. I know my tongue is often too sharp and my patience thin, but it is my prayer that as my boys grow up some (if not all) of these things shine through.
Our first "official" day of Spring Break and we decided to head to Mammoth Cave. I have wonderful childhood memories of family reunions there, so it's important to make sure my children have a bank of good memories to draw from as well. This was our view as we walked from the car to the Visitor's Center to get our cave tickets. Ahhh, so sweet you might say. I nudged my husband and said quick! Get the camera out they're not fighting!!!! For the oldest and youngest to get along, much less hug each other is an act of God! They are sooooo much alike it isn't even funny, and that's putting it mildly! We had an absolute blast hiking! We were on the trails for about 2-3 hours!!! And boy did we hear the whinning on the way back to the Visitor's Center for lunch... I think it's safe to say they got their fill!
My boys crack me up...yes, they are all boy-rolling in the mud, wrestling over nothing, going from 0-100 in 2 seconds flat...BUT when a wasp/bee/moth/fly buzzes by- you would think their very lives are being threatened! This area had to be 100% secure before Alex would even dream of stepping in, and the other two were off when the first bee buzzed. Boys will be boys I guess, and I know I wouldn't trade my FOUR for the world!
**I picked up something on the way home...check back for a post on it!!
Wow...it's been awhile folks, and things have been busy!! KTIP is finally over and I no longer have extra busy work piled on my plate...what a sigh of relief. The weather around here has been beautiful and to top it off, we are starting our Spring Break...WOOHOO! No big plans, just hanging out with the hubby and boys.
But in the spirit of Easter I decided to play Betty Crocker and make this...
It wasn't the most fun thing to do, but my baker son liked to help.
Getting a family picture at our house is like finding gold in your backyard...darn near impossible! I was determined to get one of us today...see how the whole family one turned out...
Alex crying, no pretty flowers, and lots of asphalt.
If only Landen would have kept his eyes opened, it might not have been half bad. Oh well, I'll take a head full of wonderful memories from today over a good picture any day! It was chocked full of fun...hope you enjoyed the day as well!
I have many hats...wife, mother, teacher, student, friend, daughter, sister, (chef, nurse, counselor, financial advisor...) just to name a few. I am enjoying the ride, and know that God has given me the strength to accomplish it all!