Tuesday, February 17, 2009

birthdays, sleepovers & tornadoes:)

I have been really busy since I last posted. Birthday parties, sleepovers, tornadoes, and valentines parties have kept me pretty busy:) The girls went to a birthday party at this little kid salon called sweet and sassy, and now Reagan has decided she wants her birthday party their which I dont blame her, it was alot of fun! They both went to a sleepover and had a blast, and it made me feel good because the little girls parents said that they were the best behaved kids with great manners ( I am not sure what happens at home:) that makes any parent proud!

Last week we had really bad weather, which if you know me at all you know that I am very afraid of storms. It was not just a thunderstorm though it was a tornado in february!! Thankfully we were ok, but it did touch down about three miles from the house, which is to close for comfort for me:) It really worries me because if they have already started it means we are probably in for alot of bad weather this spring, and I am sure most of it will happen when Tim is in Texas. I did find out what the nearest shelter was to us though so next time I will be prepared and not out driving around trying to find someplace to go.

So lately I have been feeling like I am not doing a very good job at this mom thing:) sometimes I feel like I have no idea how to be a good mom, and I have been trying my best to be more patient, not get so stressed when the house is a mess and just take time out to enjoy the little things. A few days ago me and Audrey were in the car and I asked her what was one thing she wished she could change about me, and she immediately said that she wished I was more "playish" meaning she wants me to play with her more, and then a few hours later when I asked Reagan she said she wanted me to play with her more (and then she said and she wished that I would never spank her again:) so that is my goal, to play with my kids more and not get so wrapped up in all the things I have to do because they are only this age once and before long they wont want to play with me, and I will be wishing I had of done it more often!

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