I have been slightly absent from here because my adorable 9 month old son had a BRIGHT IDEA...Teething! All at once. Not the greatest idea he's had but none-the-less one he had to have. SO far he has only been able to pop out 2 bottom teeth. 2 days ago I noticed he has a tiny part of a top tooth popping through and about 6 little bumps on his gums where 6 new pearly whites will be making their appearance SOON....I hope! In the mean while he has been pretty miserable. Poor guy! My girls were NEVER so miserable with teething. I feel bad for him.
So since he has been soooo miserable we havent been sleeping much. Nope. Not even a little bit of good sleep. The weird thing though is I actually dont mind it too much. I mean dont get me wrong, I am not the happiest person all the time. I am TIRED! But I know a few people who would rather go through teething, sleepless nights and everything in between just to be able to HOLD their babies again. So as I am sitting in my bed crying at 2am because my screaming 9 month old is trying to cut teeth and is in sooo much physical pain that it breaks my heart, I remember there are mothers out there that are sitting up at 2am crying because their hearts are missing their baby(ies). To be thankful for sleepless nights kinda sound silly but in my heart I am.
Thankful. Thankful for rough teething. Thankful for sleepless nights. Thankful for bumps, scraped knees and sad tears that I get to kiss and wipe away from my sweet children's eyes. Thankful I get to celebrate their first, second and all other birthdays. Thankful. Plain and simple.
"Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is Gods will for you who belong to Chirst Jesus."
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Have a blessed weekend. Enjoy your family. Be thankful.