Wednesday, March 11, 2015

My Wilds

It will come as no surprise to you when I say 'I love my kiddos'- what mother doesn't, right? But please, humor me for just a bit while I brag about these four, wildly lovable, loves of my life. Taking a moment, to write about each one and where they are in this season.






Aussie- She is incredible. Honestly, I pray that I am half the mother she will be someday. She is one of those girls that's born for it- patient, thorough, organized and fair. You can see it in her eyes that there are widows where she wishes I would just hand over the reigns. 'Come on,' they say, 'I love you, but you have no idea what you're doing'. Thankfully, I'm not too prideful. I watch and I learn and even take the occasional pearls of wisdom while still trying to say- 'trust me, sweet child. It may not always look like it, but I've got this'. Hoping, and praying that she will be a kid while the moment is her's. She is fiercely creative, unintentionally funny, stubborn and confident in who she is, with the softest heart I've ever known. She is my rock and my wild card, the one who gave me this role as mother and I will patiently yet eagerly wait to see what she will create with her life.

Zain- This kid is a bundle of contradictions. Rough and tumble, strong and brave- with the gentlest most sensitive soul I've ever known. He is incredibly quick witted, and downright funny- he can always make me laugh. He is the first to give kisses, ask how you're feelings or offer up his snuggles. He's also the first one up, dressed and out the door, ready for whatever adventure the day holds. He must always be moving, he never tires, and he is unafraid while still being cautious. I love every inch of this kid.

Isaac- Isaac is beautiful. Both inside and out. He's magnetic- and everyone, everywhere is drawn to him. He carries weight and has a beautiful aura that sucks you right inside his vortex of cuteness. At four, he still maintains some of his baby-ishness, chubby hands and a round little belly. Although, he adamantly claims he is one of the big kids, he still wants to be carried, held, and manages to quietly slip into bed with Kaleb and I every night. He is hilarious- one of the funniest kids I've ever known. He laughs easily while still maintaining an overall grumpy demeanor. He is light and laughter and joy all rolled up in tiny human form.

Eleanor- this little babe is like none other before her. She is the essence of the strong willed child. Resolute, unfailing in her determination, and feisty as all get out. She manages all of this in the sweetest of ways, never trying to be difficult, yet remaining steadfast. She is kooky and a born entertainer- she was absolutely made for the spotlight. She has finally learned to say 'I love you,' and I'm quite certain there is nothing better in the world. 

These crazy kiddos are good. Lately, more than ever, I find myself so grateful to know them. To have been blessed by their presence. To watch them day by day, a front row seat to something amazing. 

23 comments :

  1. They sound like amazing kids!

    Mel
    www.girlandthepolkadot.com

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  2. Seriously Chels, the way you've captured your "wilds" is both beautiful and so inspiring. I hope that if I ever become a mother that I see in my own rugrats as wonderfully has you've described yours.

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  3. You have such a wonderful family. And it really looks like it's true what they say, a mother's love can't compare to any other kind of love. It must be something so special :)


    I'm really glad you cherish all the moments you get to spend with your kiddos. not all parents are like that. xx

    Rita
    http://heyrita.co.uk

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  4. my heart! i love this chelsea. the fact that you have insight into the uniquities (?) of each child just proves what a great mother you are to them. it's sweet and wonderful haw you have a special relationship with each one. xo

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  5. Loved it all, loved reading it....especially loved your last line...."....a front row seat to something amazing'...!

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  6. How sweet! It's really lovely how much you adore and understand each one of your kids so well.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  7. i love how you are so continually grateful for your kiddos. and they have the best names, btw.
    http://www.rosecolorglass.com

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  8. its so inspiring to see how well you know your own kids (i know, that should be a given, but unfortunately lots of moms don't...) you appreciate them so much as individuals and they each sound so special and unique and just plain FUN! i don't even know them and i'm 100% sure they are growing into wonderful, giving, quirky, confident people, thanks to you. Keep it up, we need more world citizens like that :)

    Zanna

    http://zannassky.blogspot.de/

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  9. I hope if I'm ever a mom...that I can be just half the amazing mama you are=)

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  10. Hey Chelsea! I absolutely love your blog so I nominated you for a Liebster Award:


    http://heyrita.co.uk/2015/03/liebster-award


    Feel free to drop me a comment with a link to your post if you answer the questions :) Would love to read.


    Happy Thursday x


    Rita
    http://heyrita.co.uk

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  11. Oh theyre so cute!! you take such a good photo! I hope they get to read this when theyre older :)

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  12. Your little ones are GORGEOUS! I love their descriptions! Our oldest ones sound the same <3 I have three girls, so I don't know anything about boys, but this was so much fun to read :) What a great mama you are!

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  13. The way you describe each of your children is just as beautiful as they are. You have a seriously cute bunch of kiddos!


    prosecco in the park

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  14. I’m so in
    love with your blog! It’s so beautiful! Great photos & posts!

    I’ll be
    happy to see you in my blog)



    Diana
    Cloudlet

    http://www.dianacloudlet.com/

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  15. Wow they are so cute...amazing photos!

    http://www.fashionpumpkin.com

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  16. My gosh, your babes are BEAUTIFUL! What a sweet, sweet post! The note about Aussie someday being an incredible mother especially warmed my heart :) All of the descriptions warmed my heart!

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  17. What a wonderful tribute to each of them... so much love, I'm sure they feel it down to their bones and heart mama.

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  18. I couldn't help but think of how happy it will make them to have your thoughts recorded to read when they are older. Such a sweet post! They are all beautiful and it was fun to read about all of the qualities that make them so special.

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  19. I couldn't help but think of how happy it will make them to have your thoughts recorded to read when they are older. Such a sweet post! They are all beautiful and it was fun to read about all of the qualities that make them so special.

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  20. Such a beautiful heartfelt post. The photos are stunning and you write so personally. You capture each moment perfectly! xx


    Louise
    http://louiseplace.com

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  21. such a sweet post to read; one of my favorite things about your blog is how your love for your children vibrates through all your writing. also, i'd never seen their names all lined up before, but i i love them - lively/thoughtful choices :)

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  22. This is so lovely. Your kiddos sound like the sweetest. Sometimes reading about blogger's kids make me miss my days working in a preschool. My sister and I were reflecting on how different we are/were. and how we are more similar now than we were as kids. Our other sister is just going to turn 8 though. So she's our wildcard. :) XO -Alexandra

    Simply Alexandra: My Favorite Things

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  23. beautiful words and beautiful kiddos.

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