Days 16 & 17 (30 Days of Gratitude)

Okay, yes, I know. I am a day behind…again. Since we are now officially more than half way through the month, you should really have no false expectations of me, and if you do, well…..

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Day 16: Rain

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The first heavy rainfall after a nice, hot summer is often met with complaint and longing for just one  more ‘nice day’ but I feel a bit differently. While, don’t get me wrong, summer is one of my favourite times of the year, and I soon grow tired of all the rain we endure living on the rainy west coast, there is just something about the first rainfall, transitioning us into a new season and state of mind, that soothes my soul.
 
So call me crazy but now, and always, I will be grateful for the rain
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Day 17: Being A Mom

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I’ve shared some thoughts on being a mom before. I’ve never really hidden the fact that I have always wanted children, and I can honestly say that I have never been so proud to hold a title as I am of the one of ‘Mum’.
The funny part is, I’m am pretty sure in the short 3.5 years I have had this gig, my son has taught me more than I have taught him.
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He has made me a better listener, more compassionate, kinder, stronger and braver than I ever knew I could be. He has taught me patience, empathy and gratitude. More importantly, he has shown me what it means to be truly happy and what unconditional love is.
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He has, without a doubt, completed me. ❤
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