Do you see this disaster? The powdery dust of a little one who thought the baby powder was an entertaining toy during naptime gone wrong…
A similar momentous moment in motherhood happened to me when my twins were around eighteen months.
I started a movie, gave each of my little guys a cup of juice and darted to the shower for ten minutes of bliss. Upon stepping out of the shower, the quiet surrounded me. The quiet of two little boys getting into something they shouldn’t be.
A towel around me, my hair dripping wet, I step into the living room to find the two of them with Sharpie Markers that I had left out on the kitchen counters, caps off in hand, drawing all over each other’s faces.
Thankfully, the furniture and walls had been spared, but had I waited another five minutes to check on them, I’m quite sure this story would have gone differently.
Disasters. They are iminent in motherhood…in life. So just remember, that even if you step into your child’s room, baby powder everywhere and Vasaline in their hair…don’t fret. Breathe. We’ve all been there. After cleaning things up, treat yourself to a huge bar of chocolate and a bubble bath, because, well…you deserve it! Wouldn’t you agree? I sure do!