Wow I cannot tell you how blessed I feel to have been able to have my second Mother's Day! I know this day is supposed to be all about the moms but I wouldn't be a mama (at least recognized as a mama) without my dear sweet Ellie. It's because of her I get to be called Mama.
As I went through my day I spent time thinking of my four sweet angel babes who are forever in my heart even though I never got to hold them and I also spent time thinking about how much my mom would have enjoyed this day as not only a Mama but as a Grandma as well. My heart aches for our losses of our babes and my mom but I know how blessed and lucky we are to have Ellie in our lives and am so grateful for adoption so that we can enjoy days like these. I know that for many years this day brought on extreme heartache as we experienced miscarriages and an empty home with the battle of infertility. I know that there are still many moms and women out there who struggle on this day and my heart and prayers are with you and baby dust to you all!
We started out morning out in our church nursery as it was our week to volunteer (same as last year).
Thomas really did a great job thinking about what would be special for this day. We had a "picnic" of Jimmy Johns on a bench at a beautiful garden near our house. I got to spend the day with my favorite people doing one of my favorite things: looking at flowers and gardens. It was so fun to get to celebrate this day with just our family of three.
When we got home in the afternoon Ellie took a nap and we did some yard work. We are in the process of a back yard overhaul and I'm loving the progress. We have basically doubled our backyard space and are now able to utilize our side yard!! It's a project we've been talking about for about five years and it feels so good to start making progress. A great Mother's Day for sure.
Hope y'all had a great weekend!
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