I felt like I was going to scream because I’d been cooped up in the house with a two kids, had a work deadline breathing down my neck, AND could feel a sinus infection coming on.
The day had started pretty well. That morning, seven year-old Jordan, two year-old Jackson, and I were cuddling on the bed and Jordan said, “Jackson is so cute I could die!”
I enjoyed it.
And it was all downhill from there. Later that day, Jordan and Jax were playing with markers. At one point, I looked over and Jordan had scribbled “kick me” on Jax’s lower back above his diaper. I had to laugh, but I also had to work at getting the marker off with an unscheduled bath.
As for the newly-tattooed toddler, his day was spent screaming at the top of his lungs, taking off his diaper and laughing hysterically as he ran away from me and repeatedly calling me a “poopyhead”.
I found myself saying all sorts of things that day–phrases I’d never imagined saying before I became a mom…
Read the rest of Dena Dyer’s story about how she slowed down and received grace that helped the crazies go away.
Click here: Dena Dyer of Mother Inferior.