My boys have been waking up at ungodly hours the past few weeks. Our 9-month-old Gavin woke up at 4am yesterday.
4am… If the Starbucks baristas are still sleeping, everyone else should be too.
Our 2-year-old Griffin was up an hour later, and they were both ready to party.
Gavin is a mama’s boy as much as any boy has ever been one. He absolutely adores his mom. It’s so intense that I haven’t been able to feed him a bottle in 7 months because I’m not mom.
So… when he woke up 6 times the other night, so did mom.
When he refuses to go to sleep, it’s mom to the rescue.
When it’s 7pm and time to go to bed, it’s mommy-time.
When all the other women on the planet are out at fun restaurants or watching their favorite shows together or on dates with their men or are pinning something on Pinterest or working out or whatever else women like to do… the young moms of the planet are at home, covered in baby sauce, tucked away in some dark room singing songs to their babies.
Don’t get me wrong, the young moms would love to be doing all of those fun things! But babies change everything, mostly for moms.
So this is a shout out to all the moms out there, especially my Lindsay!
You inspire me! In fact, you inspire God!
Look, He even used you as an example:
“As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you.” – Isaiah 66:13
Keep doing what you’re doing!