Friday, January 16, 2015

never a solitary moment



So, the other day I'm trekking into a store- head down, bracing the wind, feet splashing thru deep puddles, the pitter patter of rain falling all around- I was holding the not so chubby anymore hand of my son with my right hand, my oldest on the other side had an arm woven thru mine, which was already holding my babe on my hip and my youngest son was holding on to my back pocket. In this tightly woven mass of chaos and crazy we made our way to the warmth offered up inside.




This is not out of the ordinary, in fact, it's quite the opposite- this is simply getting around with a crew of littles. You see, it's wild. Someone, usually many someones are always hanging on you, questioning you, hounding you, touching you, but somehow that moment snuck up on me, and right there in the middle of the parking lot- It hit me. . . 




My goodness, how blessed am I- to never walk alone.

21 comments :

  1. Oh, your last line got me right there where it lays. All the goodness. All the beauty. All the wisdom. Beautiful. LOVE the photos: perfect little snippets of your wild.

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  2. Just beautiful. Gorgeous photos of you and your wilds :)

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  3. I needed this so much today Chelsea. For as much as I adore my son, there are days of near insanity. Raising a toddler is not for the weak! Thanks for the reminder that, really, we should focus on the lasting impressions of love that they leave on us.

    V
    www.lifeplus1.me

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    1. Oh yes, there are plenty of those days here too, it's these little moments though that sneak up and remind me how great it is.

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  4. You are so blessed, but what's amazing is that you are actually cognizant of it, as so many would easily overlook in the midst of the chaos

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  5. yes yes yes. I want another little someday soon :) but am very grateful for my one who never allows me to walk alone. beautiful post, and my goodness you are gorgeous, friend!

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    1. you are to kind! Such a sweet little man you've got too!

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  6. What a beautiful family and how lucky you are to be surrounded by such love!!

    lovejoanna.com

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  7. yes! it is a great privilege to never walk alone. beautiful! xo

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  8. This is such a beautiful reminder of what a blessing it is to be a mom. Also, I love that jacket you are wearing!

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    1. Thanks, it's usually those incredibly random moments that get me!

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  9. Your posts always make me want to have children asap :) and you're such a beauty! Whats your secret?

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  10. Your youngest holding on to your back pocket is such a sweet imagine, how lovely to have such a large and close family :)

    aglassofice.blogspot.co.uk

    x

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  11. You have a beautiful family!! Love your boots ;)

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

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  12. What a lovely family you've got! I'd love to have at least 2 kids, I know my husband wants to have a little football team of his own so who knows what life will bring us. Oh and mama you look so gorgeous and radiant!

    Rita
    http://heyrita.co.uk

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  13. So sweet and so true!! It can definitely feel like chaos sometimes, but there is definitely love filling in the spaces of that chaos!

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  14. Oh this is so sweet. I love the photos and the sentiment. Something to look forward to someday :) XO -Alexandra

    Simply Alexandra: My Favorite Things

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  15. That last line. Oh my. Chills and tears. Love this.

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  16. What a great looking family! Love the last line, you're truly lucky!

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