Happy [almost] Mother’s Day! If you’re a mommy looking for ideas to treat yourself to or send to your hubby, I hope this post helps you out. If you’re a man who was sent this blog post for a hint… hey, glad you’re here. 😉 Every year on Mother’s Day, I have a few hopes: Good food, kid-free time, spa. Without a doubt, my favorite spa experience locally is still Four Seasons Dallas in Las Colinas. Whether a facial or massage, just go for it. They can do no wrong! And then hang out for hours in the pool and sauna space with a book in hand, sparkling water, coffee or tea, and the soft chimes of spa music around you. Ahhh, sigh. I can hear it now. I am going to Charleston next week and am doing the spa at Hotel Bennett for an early Mother’s Day/Babymoon treat. I am so excited!
Being a mom has truly been the best surprise of my life. I never knew if being a mom was going to be part of my story. I just genuinely feared everything to do with it. Pregnancy, raising babies, the fatigue… all of it. But wow, what a joy my life is because of these babies. My two sons, my daughter in heaven, and my daughter dancing in my belly as I write this have each taught me something so special that have marked my life forever and made me more like Jesus through their lives. I have never been more tired but more sure of who I am and what I am called to in life than I do as a mommy.
Below, you’ll find items on my Mother’s Day wishlist that also carry over to my 30th birthday wishlist that is also fast approaching. (WHAT?!… genuinely still can’t believe I am about to be 30 when I feel 16 still most days.) I had envisioned a huge hoorah in Mexico for my 30th birthday with friends… however, my growing bump has changed plans a bit hehe. You are doing the best work there is, mommies. It’s exhausting. But we are changing the world as we raise kind, generous, patient children. Keep putting in the work, sis. It’s all worth it. And… treat yourself. 😉