Tears, Snuggles, and Story Time
(Snuggling in bed together during my first trimester of pregnancy when I was terribly sick. I honestly don't like this picture because I can feel the nausea in my stomach all over again when I look at it!)
We are all battling colds right now - even sweet baby Deborah is congested. :( It's that time of year to get them for our family. Winter isn't quite over, yet spring is popping in to say hello from time to time. Alas, the common cold wants to come visit as well.
Yesterday was a long day of children complaining, noses running, and mama's patience wearing thin. By dinner time I sat down on the couch, nursed Deborah and indulged in a cry. Thankfully my husband was home instead of at collage, so he got dinner on the table for me. :)
By bedtime I was feeling tired but composed and, thankfully, was feeling ready to face what may come. My girls totally melted at bedtime - both were in tears and did not want me to leave. So, I went and grabbed a book that was new to us and snuggled in bed with them. I'm so glad I did!
We read "The Princess and the Three Knights" by Karen Kingsbury. It is a gem for children! Even though I'm sure it is geared towards girls, I plan to read it to my boys also. They can learn a few things from the knights in the books.
If you are wanting to teach your daughters to save their hearts for the right man, and train your boys to be true men and learn how to properly win a young ladies heart, this an excellent book to read! My children are 8 and under and my almost four year old thoroughly enjoyed it.
I was glad the day ended on a positive note, and I'm hopeful today goes a lot better! :)