Ya'll, I am truly blessed! I know the "day to day" of raising young children is very hard and there are many times that I pray for God to give me strength and sometimes an early bedtime.... but there are so many more moments where I just sit back and watch the life and family God has provided me with and I just can't help but think that I am incredibly blessed! Our two boys are happy and healthy and they have the love of many mothers in their lives. We are lucky to have Grammy, Grannie, Granny V, Aunt Lindsey, Aunt A, Great Grandma Nancy, Great Grandma Harriet and many best friends that step in and help us parent our children. We could not do it without the support of these incredible women who have shown me over the years what it means to put others first and love others more than yourself. I hope to live up to the standards they have set and thank God daily that my family has all of these supportive females in our lives. Here are some pictures of my blessings.....
Appropriate for Mother's Day, Zander and I were able to fit in some cuddles while baby brother was still napping.
Below are a few pictures I got from the photographer that was out on the course......(I love the third picture below when I am nearing the finish line... you can see Zack swooping up Zander in the background... he had wanted to run with me at the finish and then "chickened out".... I knew I was close to breaking the 2 hour mark and had to just push through! If you look even further back you can see my mom holding up my "Go Megan" sign.... what a great support group I have!)
Saturday night we took in some local racing with friends! We had a blast watching the cars go around the quarter mile track at around 70 mph. It was also fun to see some of the cars from the 1930s hit the track for the final race of the night!
One of my very best friends stopped by on her way home to visit family. Since Ginny lives in Kansas, we don't get our boys together as often as we would like but this short visit was perfect to spend a few minutes snuggling each other's kids and letting the boys play together! It will be so fun to see how these friendships develop as all four boys get older! I also got to see Ginny's younger sister, Carrie, who just graduated from college.... she is always amazing with my boys!