What is it that keeps us going in this crazy ride that is parenthood? In-between the tantrums, tears and need to hide in the cupboard and scream are some amazing every day moments that make our hearts melt and give us the strength and courage to march on another day. It is these highs that outweigh the lows, these beautiful everyday moments that we wouldn’t want to change for the world, that we have sacrificed so much for.
Today I wanted to celebrate these priceless moments of parenthood – the amazing rainbows that get us through the storm clouds, and have teamed up with Coco Loves to give away one of their beautiful personalised family art scrabble frames to celebrate everything that is family love because it is these priceless moments of parenthood that make the magic happen. It is the first time they…
3. Cuddle you
4. Tell you they “love you”
5. Put their shoes on by themselves
6. Sing you happy birthday
7. Give YOU a bath
8. Delight in being on a swing
9. Gift you a flower
10. REALLY get the hang of being on a scooter
11. Master the art of blowing bubbles
12. Pretend to be your doctor
13. Count to 10
14. and then 20….
15. Say their ABCs
16. String a sentence together
17. Chase a butterfly
18. Splash in a puddle
19. Fall asleep in your arms and take up half your body length
20. Make you a pretend cup of tea
21. Pick up seashells on a beach with you
22. Go on a pony ride
23. Brave the zipwire without you
24. Finish their first puzzle
25. Dance with abandon
26. Get dressed all by themselves
27. Discover the delights in being tickled
28. Tell on daddy
29. Let their imagination run wild
30. Play the joker
and every time after that. These are the reasons why we do it. These and so many more. These are the things that bring us back from the brink of insanity. And these are the moments we live for.
What have been your priceless moments in parenthood that outweigh all the tough times? Do leave a comment and add to this list.
And now for the exciting bit…..
***Win a beautiful personalised family scrabble art frame from Coco Loves on my giveaways page here***