Saturday was Lilah's birthday, and we were going to spend the day together, and Sunday we had a little party planned for her.
Things did NOT go as planned. And I am not one who deals well with things when they don't go according to plan. I like plans and schedules. But this diversion of plans turned out to be exactly what I needed.
If you've read my blog the other day, you know that we were in a car accident Thursday night. Read here to catch up if you haven't read it.
Friday we woke up to Lilah being sick.
At first I thought "there are so many things I have to do today"...then it hit me. My baby girl needed me to cuddle her all.day.long. And all.night.long. And then all.day.long on Saturday - her 2nd Birthday.
I soaked in all her cuddles and perfection. I've spent 2 days laying with her and cuddling her.
I stared at her perfect chubby baby toes
I listened and felt her tiny perfect heart beating against me. I watched the rise and fall of her chest and took it all in
The laundry is still piled up. The dishes from Friday are still in the sink. The crumbs are still on the floor, but I don't care. I've had 2 perfect days. It's ok that things didn't go according to plan because I got to cuddle my perfect little baby. My baby spent her 2nd birthday in my arms.
It's now Saturday night at 6:30 pm on the night of her birthday and shes in my arms asleep as I type this.
My car accident taught me a lesson - it's ok to slow down and take it all in. Be present in the moment. I have been present with my babies the past 2 days. The laundry and dishes will be there tomorrow. I can get to them once i'm finished cuddling my babies.
We will have cake and sing to our angel hopefully tomorrow if she's feeling better.
Happy Birthday my sweet sweet angel. Mommy, Daddy and Eve love you so much.
We couldn't live our life without you and we are the lucky ones to have you in our life.