Monday, April 4, 2011

Thing 2...

This is not a personal blog.
I want to introduce you to our "Thing 2"...
Our 2nd eldest.
Not always an easy child.

Sometimes I get so caught up in the struggles, challenges, & difficulties he throws my way...I loose sight of all the amazing-ness that is Armani.

The past 2 weeks haven't been easy ones with Armani.

Sometimes, his "long" little life catches up to him.
Sometimes, I forget all that has happened in his little life.
Shame on me.

On Friday, he came home from school (pre-K) with a stack of projects.
As I went through them I uncovered this...

Moved to tears...I realized that I had once again lost sight of all the "amazing-ness" that is Armani.
Pretty sure at 5 years old I wasn't using my 1 wish on someone other than me.
Pretty sure at 30+ years old I wouldn't use that 1 wish on someone other than me.

He is a special boy.

Our life is a happy one. Not always easy but happy.
I will forever be grateful, that God chose me to be Armani's mother.
I often hear, "He's so lucky..."
I assure you...I'm the lucky one.


  1. thanks for the tears!!! Love that boy!!!!

  2. *tear* as a mother of a spirited three year old, i can totally relate to how easy it is to be caught up in the challenges. thank god for these "ah-ha" moments. what a sweet boy.

  3. "sniff". This is so precious.

  4. You have me in tears partly because of his sweet wish and partly because I have a boy like him. Thanks for submitting this touching post to the Thoughtful Thursday linky. Much appreciated.

  5. @ jessica - thanks for giving me the opportunity!

  6. @ steph nelsen - i love it! "ah ha" moments is perfect!

  7. Sounds like along with being difficult, you have one thoughtful little boy. Take the good with the bad and be proud! Following from Thoughtful Thursday.

    All my best,

    twitter: @claylauren2001

  8. I stopped by from Thoughtful Thursday. I don't know why this post got me so much. I'm still thinking. Thank you.


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