A continued list of the blessings in my life....
November 12- I am thankful for safe travels--Ben arrived safely in Colorado for a YMCA fundraising conference. I am also thankful for my sweet friend Mel, who is spending this whole week with me and the kids to help us out while Ben is gone. She's incredible!
November 13- I am thankful for a birthday that just keeps on going (!!) and for family and friends that know me so well. I am thankful for new books from my SIL Jill (can't wait to read them!) and DVDs from my mom. Perfect gifts for a week when I happen to be home alone with the kids and need some relaxation!
November 14- I am thankful for the fact that both of my daughers love school and love to learn.
November 15- I am thankful for all the wonderful women of Camp Tecumseh who I got to visit with at Christa's shower tonight! Tonight, I am particularly thankful for the chance to talk and get caught up with Jamie, Shannon, and Sara. I am also thankful for the wonderful Mike, who watched my boys while the girls and I attended the shower!
Novmber 16- I am thankful for Friday! It has been a long week around here--Ben has been gone, the kids have been cranky, and I have been struggling to walk after having a mole removed from the bottom of my foot last week (and then the wound not healing). I am thankful that we've all made it through the week unscathed. I am thankful for all of the amazing help that Mel has given me during the week, and for the chances we've had to talk and laugh.
November 17- I am thankful for Ben's safe return. I am thankful for how our kids' faces light up when they see him. I am thankful for rest and for healing.
November 18- I am thankful for an evening out with my oldest daughter Bryn. She's been in a mood lately (acting like a surly teenager already!), and I'm so glad that I got an evening with just the two of us to laugh and talk. Feeling like I've got my sweet little girl back. :)