I am going to be totally upfront and honest with you guys. I never wanted to be a parent. I honestly used to hate kids before I had them. Not an under exaggeration. Ask my sister-in-law. It was the topic of much grief. So, we obviously didn't plan pregnancy number one. What may not be so obvious is that we didn't plan pregnancy number two, either. Let me tell you,
because they have been an immeasurable blessing to our lives. In addition to being the largest source of frustration. But that's part of the blessing. The largest thing I learn from being a parent is through my personal growth. I'm a better person, hands down. When parenting is hard, most of the time it's because I'm still holding onto something that is selfish. I constantly see my husband and I being shaped through those two little ones. So, even though I never expected to be a mom, especially of two boys, here I am. They make up a lot of the "hullabaloo" that is my life. Did I mention that I cried when I found out I was having a boy? But my husband can vouch for how many times I've said since then "I'm SO glad we don't have a girl!" (usually while browsing the BabyGap). So, parenting is definitely NOT my strong suit.
That is why I have a parenting section on my blog. It's a place for other moms who weren't born knowing they wanted to be mothers, but love those little dudes anyway, and do the best they can. It's a place where I can grow, and maybe, you can grow with me (or learn from my mistakes!) I try to go to parenting seminars, read parenting books, and all that jazz, so you'll probably be getting some of that stuff too! Until then,