Hug ‘Em {CELEBRATE This Week: 158}

I’m glad you are here to celebrate! 

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There was a time in life when I was sure I wasn’t going to be a momma. Wanting to be a mom, but thinking you’ll never get the chance, isn’t very much fun. In fact, it was hands down harder than anything I’ve faced since being a mom.

As a momma to three kids who come from hard histories, this isn’t something I say lightly. In fact, I’ve really mulled over whether I believe it to be true.

It is.

I also believe since I thought I wouldn’t be a momma, and now have the privilege of motherhood, it makes it easier to accept this rocky parenting path. Parenting is never easy. Parenting children who know whole hard histories before you is complicated.

So tonight, I celebrate this:

I have kids to hug.

So even though I don’t really know what I’m doing in the whole parenting department, I do know one thing. You can’t mess up a hug. When the words aren’t right…when things are falling apart…when the consequences are too much…I can offer a hug to my kids.

I have kids to hug. 
And will hug each of them tomorrow.

This is my celebration.




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