being their mom.

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While the house was still dark and everyone was still sleeping, my oldest kiddos snuck into the kitchen and whipped up a plate of pancakes for mother’s day. They brought the surprise into my bed where I was snuggled between my baby girls who’d found their way to mama’s bed in the early hours of the morning and as my five babies and I sat in a circle on my bed around a pile of pancakes drenched in syrup, I felt so loved....

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making time for the impromptu fun.

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I don’t know if anything has ever “popped” for me the way these tiny pink flower pedals did as we drove by. Just propped so casually cool along the side of a big brown storage warehouse, they almost felt out of place making me do a double take from the passenger seat of the car as we drove by....

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