by the time we got to tuba city (about 4 hours in) i smelled of soggy goldfish, spilled breast milk, apple juice, and diaper.
a few more hours earned me a badge of spit-up and a narrowly escaped toddler blow-out. i retrieved thrown toys, lost sippies, and fallen crayons at least three dozen times and a drive that usually takes 10 hours took an astounding 15! Let me tell you, that Burger King Play Place at the half way mark never looked so good!
if you're a regular reader of this blog, you know how much i adore those bagley kids.
i love them as much as i know how to love.
but by the end of that drive i was exhausted.
and she looked as cool and refined as julie andrews or ms. hepburn herself--today seemed to be just another day to her, like any other.
and i loved her a little more.
how do mother's become so self-less, to give-up their time, comfort and convenience for such a huge block of their lives? this is something i am trying to learn. anyone have the answer?