Have you ever woken up and wondered, “Whose life is this?” It’s been that kind of a year for me. I am the mom of four of the cutest little babies you can even imagine! Cute and cuddly, and they give the best hugs. They’re gorgeous!
Except… oh, wait! They aren’t babies anymore! Overnight, they’ve become teenagers! Fourteen, fifteen, eighteen, and twenty (next week). How did this happen? I finally mastered the art of raising toddlers and managing homework―I’m not ready for teenagers to leave home and head for college.
So… I’m a really nice person. I mean, I’m a reeeeeeally nice person. So much so that, over the years, my niceness has bitten me in the butt regularly.
You see, I hate confrontation. I am the kind of person who would be nice to difficult people over and over and avoid confrontation AT ALL COSTS. Kinda like Switzerland. I were a Miss America contestant, I would have to say that my life mission was “World peace.”
I would avoid issues, I would avoid stressful situations, and I would avoid getting angry… that is until the situation got so bad that I would simply POP.
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So today marks another first for us. Today is Raelynne’s 20th birthday and it is the first time we won’t be there to celebrate it. How terrible! (For those who don’t know, she is currently on the other side of the planet attending Hillsong College in the TV & Media Program.) I have NEVER missed […]