Green Robe Moments
Happy New Year Friends!
I hope you all enjoyed your holidays with your loved ones! I considered having my first post of the New Year be about some of my resolutions or plans for 2017, however I kind of have a lot of them! Soooo, with that being said I will first start with a new little topic I plan on sharing on the blog more regularly..."momlife."
Momlife as all of us mothers know can be one crazy life at times. I often times will catch myself in the middle of what I now refer to as a "green robe moment" and just start to laugh. I mean did I really just say, "Kensie leave the dogs butt alone please" in my stern Mommy voice. Or to Declan, "Declan get out of the tupperware drawer, if we break the cabinets Daddy won't let me get new ones"!! (he sits in it) And we can't forget about Greyson..."Oh nooo Greyson, we say oohhhh myyy or ohhhh dear if something we didn't like happened". This was in response to the fact that my three year old just spilled his Cheerio bowl and exclaimed, "God dammit, what the f***"." Yes, I am serious. Great, right?!
But truth be told as much as we love to talk about and celebrate all of the wonderful and proud moments we have as mother's, I think it is fair to say that if we really open up and get real we will find that even the not so Facebook post, share in the work lunchroom worthy stories are equally as meaningful in our lives and SHOULD be shared. I think these stories are hysterical, relatable and helpful for other mothers to hear.
I was recently at my cousin's son's second birthday party with my husband and kids. She had many of her friends and family there all with a whole bunch of children around the same age. We were watching little Christian open his presents and one of the other mother's was sitting there next to me. Suddenly her three year old son took a toy and was pretending to shoot with it as if it were a gun (it wasn't a gun it was a suction cup toy). SHE WAS MORTIFIED. Her face turned red and she instantly told him not to do that and shooting was not nice. She looked over at me, rolled her eyes, and shook her head, clearly embarrassed. I looked at her and said, "Please do not worry at all my son does that alllll the time, this morning he was pretending that the nail clippers were a gun." I think she was relieved to know that, a. it's not just her kid and b. I was not in any way mom judging!
So I decided to start a series, if you will, of stories called "Green Robe Moments" (#greenrobemoments for you social media followers). The green robe (back story HERE) in my life is symbolic of my most real, humble and proud moments as a mother. They have certainly not been the most glamorous, but they are the moments I value most. So, I will be sharing some relatable stories and hope to gather other stories that fellow mom friends and followers will allow me to share here on my blog.
So shoot (no pun intended, hehe) me an email, hit me up on Facebook or Instagram if you would like to share a story! The nuttier the better! I know you've got em!!