I’m going to make this a short one but couldn’t help but go ahead and write this tonight, I feel exceptionally blessed tonight. Tomorrow my family will all be back together after a few days of everyone being somewhere else, I’ve enjoyed my quiet time with the babies but am ready for the other ones to come home, they’re a crazy bunch, but they’re mine.
Right now it is 11:40pm and I should be in bed but instead I’m spending this last peaceful night with Parker watching “Jake and the neverland pirates” his new favorite, he’s just laying here in my lap silent, watching intently. And I’m feeling God has blessed me much more than I deserve even though on occasion I feel cursed, I know that is not the case at all, they are wonderful and I love my family.
They make me want to be a better person, to show them the good in the world when there is so little. I want them to be the kind of boys that grow into respectful, successful men that everyone admires and looks up to. And tight is one of those nights that I feel like that’s attainable, I’m happy tonight, I feel good, and that’s pretty much all I have to say tonight just wanted to express it and let anyone who is trading this know even amongst all the stress 6 boys cause, a big family is still the biggest thing God has ever blessed me with.
The house is quiet right now, but it’s 7:47am so that’s not so strange, what will be strange is that in about 2 hours I send my 2 sons and 2 nephews of to camp for a few days. This only has significance because my oldest is with his father for the week and my 7 year old with his uncle for the week, so it will be me, my husband and the 2 youngest for the remainder of the week. Which will make this house almost silent, so that will be a little odd.
So with that out of the way, I think I should maybe find something to do these few days with only 2 boys just not sure yet what it should be. They’re 2 and 7 months so it wouldn’t have to be a big deal because honestly they’re probably not going to remember it I’m pretty sure.
Everyone says summertime is the best time to spend with your kids doing all the stuff you can’t do during the school year but honestly that’s not so much what I find to be true, at least not in Oklahoma. It is a crazy amount of hot in the summertime in Oklahoma, most of the time is spent cooped up indoors or out in the pool and there are a few fun activities to do while your all inside but not to many. So far we’ve played a lot of Kinect and watched movies, and not much else. I want to do some artsy craftsy stuff I see all these other mothers doing with their kids but I guess they’re either better mothers than I am or they have more interested kids than I do, that and a lot more patience because, seriously the fighting amongst themselves and with me, That alone is almost enough to make me give up and go hide away in my room. Also it seems my boys are not into anything like that, they want to just sit on the couch playing xbox or going to their friends houses or the city pool, they can’t be bothered with mom stuff. They’re to cool to spend time with nerdo mom. And helping out around the house? Forget about it, that’s like pulling teeth around here. This post isn’t what I imagined it would be when I started, got off on a sort of a rant so I’m going to get up to my not so quiet house now and go help them get ready for camp.
Also, next post won’t use the same words over and over again making it difficult to read, I just proof read and saw all the repetitiveness myself but I am not going to fix it just tell that I’ll do better next time.