Saturday, July 5, 2014

going back home today.

Every time we go on a trip, no matter how big or small, we always pray as we head out of our driveway.

We pray for a safe drive, our home while we’re away, lots of fun, enjoyment of our time together, safety in the pool, no squabbles, health.....

We’re headed home today and I feel really blessed. It’s not something new since I really love all my children and think the world of them. Each one being super fabulous in their own unique way. God has given us such a special family.

Events like going on trips don’t always run smoothly and balancing it all isn’t always a breeze, but my calling is to be a Mommy to the precious family which God has entrusted to me.

My husband and I laugh {at times} how vacations usually aren’t vacations for us because it’s still a lot of work. But just being away with our children laughing, making memories and watching them grow as friends is really good. That alone is refreshing and makes me love my family even more.

I would never want to do anything else, but what I’m doing right now in my life. Growing a new bun in the oven and loving my husband, my ten awesome children and Jesus.

And we still have a quite a bit of Summer left for more.

Some highlights from yesterday....Sophia winning Junk Food Bingo, Sophia and Pearl making messages in a bottle, Parker and some of the middles making scratch art paint postcards, Pearl participating in the pudding eating contest, root beer floats, fireworks from our balcony, Tallulah mesmerized by the fireworks, and late night swimming with Chris and the youngest little ones.

1 comment:

Katie said...

Looks like such a fun get away! Where do you get your girls' swim suits/dresses? Super cute!