From the way he gazes up at me with smiling eyes as he drifts off to sleep in my arms, to the fits of giggles he bursts into whenever I make silly noises into his neck or tummy, to the fake cough he over exaggerates whenever he gets really excited, to the joy that he brings and the love that fills my heart whenever I look at him ... I can't think of anything I love more than being his mom. I live for these moments.
My first Mother's Day began like this ...
It couldn't have been a more prefect morning. After Liam woke up from his early morning feeding I brought him in to snuggle with daddy while I got ready for church. These two surprised me with a beautiful bouquet of one of my favorite flowers, tulips, and the sweetest card I've ever been given!
My only hope/expectation on Mother's Day was spending the whole day with my two favorite boys and I got to do just that. We had a picnic lunch at the park. Of course it included chocolate covered strawberries. Chocolate covered anything is my love language. We also took Liam for his first swing ride which he absolutely loved! I see a lot more of that in our future this summer and I can't wait!
We played with toys all afternoon together. Some of his favorites are that elephant and a rattle ball.
I ended the day with one of my favorite things to do whenever I get some "me" time, which isn't very often these days ... taking a bath. Nic also got me some bath salts that have essential oils and they were heaven! I haven't felt that relaxed in a long time.
Even though this day was special. I feel like every day is Mother's Day. Not from the pampered aspect and expectation that Mother's Day typically holds but from the celebrate the fact that I have a beautiful child who I love and who loves me right back unconditionally type of way. It is an absolute blessing. He is my blessing! I love this darling boy of mine, he is outta this world!