Tuesday, March 4, 2008

My Sweet Girl

This morning I was having a bad time. Actually, that might be an understatement. I kind of had a total breakdown. There are a bunch of things working together to make me miserable. I have a horrid stomach ache, the phone rang just as I got James to fall asleep for his morning nap and it woke him up and now he won't go back to sleep, I have to go to the dentist today (for those of you who don't know I am one of those people with a horrible phobia of dentists) and Ryan was supposed to work from home so that I could go during the kids naps and not have to get a sitter, but of course he got called into work so now I have to figure something else out. That was just the last straw, he got ready to go and I totally lost it. Full on sobbing. I hate when I get like that. Anyway, Ryan had to leave right in the middle of it, so I just ran into the bedroom and curled up on the bed to finish my cry. In came my sweet girl. She climbed up on the bed and said "Mommy are you sad? It's okay mommy." And proceeded to stroke my hair and let me cry. She just kept repeating "It's okay mommy." She didn't try and make me stop crying of bug me too much, she just sat there comforting me. It was almost impossible to keep crying when she was being so cute and sweet. When I was done she gave me a hug and kiss and snuggled up with me in the bed for a few minutes. I'm lucky that she is so sweet and sensitive to what I need. Of course it doesn't solve all of the days difficulties, but it helped. Thank goodness for Beth. I sure love her.

4 comments:

Summer said...

I'm sorry your day started out so tough. It seems like I have more days like that than I like to admit. Did you manage to figure things out? I hope the dentist visit wasn't too bad. That was so sweet of Beth to be so compassionate! Are you feeling any better?

Nicole Willard said...

I am so sorry that you are having a hard day. I would come over and grab your kiddies from you for the afternoon if I wasn't sick myself (that yucky cold/sore throat). I hope it gets better. That was the sweetest thing reading what Beth did for you. Sometimes that's all we need as moms. Our husbands want to fix it but sometimes we don't need that we just need the sympathy and love of our daughters. Thank goodness for them. She is such a sweetheart!

emily said...

so sad to have days like that, i'm so sorry. thank heavens for sweet girls though!

em said...

Oh can I ever relate. Aiden is sick and I have been a cry baby all day. If you ever get in a pinch like that call me. I usually am free to watch the kids.