So Dustin has been working in Blythe for about 6 weeks now or more I've lost count. He stays in a hotel normally Monday through Friday. So we get to see him Friday night until Sunday night. It's been a HUGE adjustment for us all! Lots of tears and anger from the kids and from me. But I think with God's grace and help we are finally getting used to this new normal for us.
In the beginning the kids were very angry and were acting out by hitting each other and ME mostly. But the hits have almost ceased to exist and their attitudes have gotten much better too. And I think it's because my mood and attitude has gotten better. It's so amazing how kids just feed of your mood.
So I've learned to be a happy mommy for them! If I wake up sad or overwhelmed I PRAY and then PRAY again and force myself to be in a good mood or else the day is hell!
I've kept them busy and by doing lots of fun stuff like....