There was something so wonderfully complete about this moment when all my kids were in the same room together and the older siblings got to meet their new sister for the first time. MM wore a dress so she looked nice and she also brought little EE a crown that she had. BB and SR were a little more uncertain, but very proud and happy when they saw the new baby.
I love being a mother and having these wonderful children in my life. My heart has expanded and I love each one of them. It is a joy to have a newborn, toddler, preschooler, and elementary student now. I love watching my kids grow up and learn and play with each other.
Family gives me the most joy in life. I feel like building up a good family and a good home is so important, more than about anything else in this world. And when we have those really good moments, life is beautiful.