I’m Giving You a Gold Star Today, Mom

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Sometimes, when I’m elbow deep in the trenches of motherhood, I look around and all I see is the mess. And I want so badly to see some work that is finished. I want a gold star or a pat on the back for a job well done.

I look at my kids’ chore chart and think how satisfied my six-year-old is when he gets to put a star by the completed task. Yeah, he gets that from me.

But what about those unseen moments when we toss out the list, jump on the bed, and make memories?

I am so blessed to be sharing over at Faith Spilling Over today. Will you come join us?

 

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4 thoughts on “I’m Giving You a Gold Star Today, Mom

  1. This is such a sweet post. I too long for a gold star myself as a mom of three … often I get “adorned with messiness.” But it is a blessed mess indeed!

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