Monday, April 28, 2008

Snips and snails and puppy dog tails

After getting married, starting to dream of babies and then finally getting pregnant I was thinking along the lines of sugar and spice and everything nice. I mean when it came down to it, a happy and healthy baby was my prayer no matter what the sex. BUT I can't lie and say I didn't have Barbies and tea sets and dainty dresses and a pink bedroom and sparkle nail polish on my mind!

God blessed us instead with the sweetest most adorable baby boy to ever exit a womb! My dreams of all things girl went up in a poof of pink smoke.

Now my days are filled with army men in the bathtub, Hot Wheels have taken over the inside of my car, marbles in his bed, dirty fingernails, rocks from the playground in his pockets and a magnetic attraction to mud. He spends every free moment outside and then comes in smelling like a stinky boy to the untrained nose...but to me he smells like sunshine, laughter, adventure and childhood all rolled into one.

The weather has been gorgeous and I have added getting flowers into my pots to my list.Ahhh there is a needy pot right there, waiting for a nice plant.

When you live with a boy though...
...first you have to remove a pair of dirty socks and traces of water balloons from the pot!

I love that kid.


kristen lewis said...

Just today I found a plastic hotdog in my laundry basket and a firetruck in my freezer. I love little boys.

Anonymous said...

That is where my boys socks go........I have been wondering why they never have socks in their drawers. (lol) Love your stories!!
Lori E.