Feeling Treasured

Today I do not have to go to work. To honor the veterans, mom came over, and today we will visit the army. The Salvation Army, that is! In all seriousness, today is a great day to appreciate the freedom we have, and the high price at which it came.

Last night, as I was showing my mom different things that are new in our house since she was here last and my latests crafts and whatnot, I remembered she hasn't read our adoption profile yet. Of course, she was excited to read it!

After she was finished she said, "Wow, who are these people?" (In a good way, lol).

Herb says, "You like it? Does it make you want to give us your baby?" Because, of course, that is the test of a good profile.

Mom laughs, and then a light bulb clicks in Herb's head. "I guess you already did give me your baby."

Mom says, "Yeah, my first born, no less!"

It was such a simple conversation, but at that moment I felt so treasured by the two people who love me the most in this world.

Having mom here is always such a joy, and I can't wait to make her a grandma - she's going to be a great one!


  1. Your mom is going to make a wonderful grandmother! You and Herb are wonderful for wanting to bless her with a grandchild. I can't wait to meet your little one. You're going to be fabulous parents!


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