Little Babycake has gotten big enough now that I often carry her around draped over one arm. When I'm around strangers, someone inevitably looks at me, gasps and says, "I thought that was a baby doll!"
So here she is: My latest accessory. I have my purse, my diaper bag and my baby doll:
As a stay-at-home mom, I often do the same things over and over: I empty the dishwasher. I sort the laundry. I cook the mac n cheese. Everyday.
And in all of those moments that seem so mundane, I have lots and lots of Moments of Meaning. Often with my kids or my husband, or a friend. That's what makes me not just an ordinary mom, but an everydayMOM (Moments of Meaning) mom.
I add a little of my job skills to my life as a mom by trying to create order in our often chaotic lives. I know that my work DOES matter because I'm doing the job God gave me to do.