Thursday, November 08, 2012

Learning to Ask for Help

1. Take one fiercely independent woman who hates asking for help.

2. Place her in a location that requires a 10 minute bus ride with 50 other people each morning to get children to school.

3. Add 2 chicken pox covered children who cannot be on said bus infecting the world.

4. Mix in a couple of day trips away from city for Daddy.

5. Leaves a tired mama who has no choice but to ask and accept helping hands.

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Thank you Lord for neighbours who are willing to ferry Flower to and from school and other events. What a blessing!



Sorry, not much writing happening here. But lots of cuddles, swathing with calamine and general malaise. Hopefully back to normal next week.

3 comments:

Marsha @Spots and Wrinkles said...

Oh, my goodness, Miriam - that is really trying.

When my second son was born, the day I brought him home from the hospital, my two year old came down with chicken pox.

So I truly sympathize. I wish I was close enough to be of some help. Praying for you and your family. - Marsha

Tami Boesiger said...

Oh boy. I had a similar experience to Marsha. My two-year-old got chicken pox when our baby was 2 weeks old. No matter the age, it's no fun. Hang in there, friend. Way to find the silver lining in a rough week.

e-Mom said...

Sorry you've been sick my friend! Get well soon.

Hugs 'n blessings,

e-Mom