I am stopping by to post a simple project that kept my hands busy and happy this week. As I’ve mentioned, I have a little 2 month old baby who is wonderful (and chubby), but she is a bit of a night owl. She really doesn’t settle down to sleep until around midnight. So, that means I’m up until midnight. It’s not all bad though. She was happy to lay next to me on the couch and kick while I stitched up this little birdie for her room.
Sometimes the cutes things are the simplest. All this is is a couple pieces of fleece, some felt, a button and some thread. I think it’s cute though. What do you think?
Since there isn’t a lot to say about the project, I thought I would take this opportunity to share a few personal thoughts.
I am far from perfect, both as a mother and a person. One of my many faults is that I can give into pride. I am incredibly blessed in a hundred different ways, and sometimes I can get a little prideful. Thankfully the Lord is always quick to correct me with a bold and clear realization that I am not as awesome as I had thought.
Here is how this lesson played out today.
I currently have two children in diapers, and I use cloth diapers. After changing both kids I took a moment to step back and give myself a mental pat on the back. “Good job,” I thought, “you’re one hell of a mother!”. Then I sat down to nurse the baby.
My son was playing down the hall.
Or, I thought he was playing down the hall.
Where was he really playing? In the dirty diaper pail.
Okay, yup. My son was playing with poopy diapers.
Got the message, Lord, loud and clear. I’ve still got a lot of room to grow.
I’ll leave you with a picture of my bad little boy wearing his cloth diaper on a different day when he was playing with paint, not dirty diapers.
Thanks as always for being here!
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