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  1. Our Pinteresting Family
    May 11, 2012 @ 11:54 am

    I love this post! Thanks for being so honest. I'm only the mom of a two year old and I feel like I need to stop comparing sometimes too. It's hard not to when you are having a rough day, but in the end everyone does what is best for their children whether it is considered best practices or not. πŸ™‚ Enjoy your weekend. Megan


  2. David and Dee Dee Sterling
    May 11, 2012 @ 12:01 pm

    Okay, so far I think this post just might be my all-time favorite from you! πŸ™‚ I LOVED all the photos and have to be honest with you…when you originally posted the final beautiful photo of you and your kids for Easter and said that you had to threaten to take away all the Easter candy, I doubted you big time! πŸ˜‰ I just couldn't believe it by looking at the finished, polished project. You are beautiful and you have great looking kids, even if you are all not so perfect. πŸ™‚ Thanks for the encouragement. I am so thankful for the privilege of being the best mother in the world of my kids!


  3. Buggy In Kindergarten
    May 11, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    I love this post! I don't usually share blogs on facebook… but yours just got shared! What an inspirational story. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the pictures and the back story! I hope to one day be the best mom to the children I will one day be blessed with!

    Happy Mothers Day!


  4. Laura from Top This Top That
    May 11, 2012 @ 12:54 pm

    what a fantastic post and message to every mom. happy mom's day to you too!


  5. Jamie
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  6. Denise
    May 11, 2012 @ 2:31 pm

    I shared this post because it's something every mom needs to hear. Thanks for making me feel better about being a Mom! Happy Mother's Day!


  7. NanaDiana
    May 11, 2012 @ 6:20 pm

    LOL- What a perfect picture of everyday life….and it is a good lesson for blogging, too. Nothing is EVER as perfect as it seems. Happy Mother's Day- xo Diana


  8. Rach
    May 11, 2012 @ 11:04 pm

    Beautiful post. The out takes made me laugh, thank you for your blog!


  9. Jenni
    May 12, 2012 @ 10:06 pm

    This is the best Mother's Day post ever! I love your honesty and have to say thank you for the encouragement! πŸ™‚ I know these things are true, but need to be reminded of them! What a blessing to know we are not alone, that we have the Lord to guide us, because parenting is not easy!

    Happy Mother's Day to you! πŸ™‚



  10. Haddock
    May 13, 2012 @ 11:45 am

    Because the Creator of the universe gave me this job…… this is so true.
    Like all those candid pics…. very natural. (good that you posted all of them)


  11. Lisa
    May 13, 2012 @ 1:39 pm

    Thank you! Just what i needed to hear and see! May you have a blessed mom's day!


  12. Lori
    May 14, 2012 @ 1:46 am

    I really needed to read this today! I have been struggling to figure out how to handle some behavior issues with my son while maintaining my full time job and day to day stuff and I have been stressed to the max lately because of it. But this post combined with my church service this morning made me realize that God trusts me with him and will give me the tools I need when I need them. Thanks so much for your encouragement! You have a beautiful family!


  13. Debra Kapellakis
    May 14, 2012 @ 6:57 am

    God Bless You for the BEST Mother's Day message I EVER heard (read).


  14. Ice-Family
    May 16, 2012 @ 1:47 pm

    An amazing post! Thank you!


  15. Matti
    May 31, 2012 @ 7:14 am

    not sure how to put into words how much I appreciate you for writing this, but thank you so very much.


  16. Matti
    May 31, 2012 @ 7:15 am

    thank you for writing and posting this. just the words (and pictures) I needed to be reminded of.


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