You won't be happy with more until you're happy with what you've got.
Thinking about families and grandparents today.
I can remember the days when all I wanted was a large family. There were several years in my married life that I thought that was never going to happen...so I spent many days wishing for babies and just about the time I accepted my life as it was, I got them and believe me when I say I was very happy with what I got.
Who would have ever thought my family could grow to be such a large one. I have 16 grands with 2 more on the way. 7 children x a spouse for them all + 16 grands = 30 people and it will very soon be 32.
When I think about 18 grands, I wonder how on earth I can possible be a good grand'ma' to that many. I don't live close at all to many of them, and to those far away that don't know me, I'm probably little more than a name to them. I keep in touch with cards and e-mails, but that isn't the same as having them close by for sure. Thankfully the good Lord, blessed me with a few closer to home.
My grandmothers weren't very close to home either, yet one of them managed to instill some long life values in my life and she was and always will be my hero. The other grandmother was a wonderful cook and I'll never forget the good smells and wonderful soups and pastries that she made. They were here specialty.
Hopefully in some small way, I can leave a lasting impression on my grandchildren too.
I'll be celebrating at a baby shower for DD today. Lots of my family will be there too.
Hope you all have a SUPER Saturday!