Linking up with Grace, who is hosting 7 Quick Takes for Jen, who is hopefully enjoying her sweet baby boy.
On Monday, when I found out that an 8 year old was killed, I experienced a gut rage that I do not remember ever experiencing. It was intense and very quick and then it passed. It was an emotion I hadn't felt before. Later, like many of you, I saw the picture of him holding that sign asking for peace. I am glad he is in heaven. Like, super glad. But, I am praying for his family.
On Tuesday, when we were heading back to the airport, we had some time. We thought we were going to go to the Marine's Museum, but made a game-time decision to go to Arlington as a family. It, of course, was a super special experience. At one point, because it was 'just us', I looked over at my husband pushing the stroller with a backpack on and our two kids enjoying the sites and realized, 'Dang, I have got myself a little family, and we do things like go on vacation together'. I felt so blessed, and so grown up. It is very common for me to have moments when I reflect on how much God has blessed me through my husband, this was definitely one of them.
Mom Brag Moment. Several people, on this trip, stopped us and asked us if our boys were twins. I love that people think they look alike. I love having babies so close. Then, to make coolness even cooler, when we arrived back at Detroit-Metro a man pulled me aside. He said, 'I have been around a lot of kids, and I just want you to know, I think your son is the happiest kid I have ever seen'. Lil' A was a rock star on this trip. A total.rockstar.
OH!!! You wanted to see pictures from the trip...your wish is my command.
|newest goddaughter Ava Marie|
|Cousins and Besties|
|Taken about five minutes before they closed this street down|
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