Monday, April 2, 2007

It took six kids....

A running list I just thought of. I'll add more as I think of them.

  1. It took six kids before I used store brand diapers all the time.
  2. It took six kids until I let anyone hang out in a diaper all day.
  3. It took six kids before I had a c-section.
  4. It took six kids before I went out in public looking like crap on a regular basis.
  5. It took six kids before I let liberty go to school without a bow in her hair.
  6. It took six kids to decide its just easier to leave the shoes in the car when we go anywhere to play i.e. barro's, mcdonalds, grandma's.
  7. It took six kids to relax about the matching.
  8. It took six kids to realize it isn't my fault the house is a mess all the time.
  9. It took six kids to learn to let it go.
  10. It took six kids and cancer before I realized who my real friends are.
  11. It took six kids to really appreciate all my husband does for us.
  12. It took six kids to figure out six kids is a lot of kids, and it isn't cheap.
  13. It took six kids to help me decide to send my 3 yr old to preschool, it is worth the money.
  14. It took six kids for my husband to decide we are done for awhile.
  15. It took six kids to make me appreciate each one for who they are as individuals.
  16. It took six kids to teach me I need to try to be a better mom.
  17. It took six kids to realize I just might have to pay for therapy someday.
  18. It took six kids to really need a night out alone, really often.
  19. It took six kids to realize I need to enjoy them "in the moment" because they grow up so fast.
  20. It took six kids to make me the mom I am. Still learning and never perfect but still the mom of six kids.
  21. It took six kids to make me dread candy getting activities(Easter egg hunts, trick-or-treating,valentine party's) because they hoard all their loot.
  22. It took six kids and this post to realize I need to let my kids enjoy all the kid activities there are and get over the inconvenience and the cost and the mess that it makes.
  23. It took six kids to get 3 boys and 3 girls.

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