We spent the majority of the day outside. Rod was working & actually, still is. He left at 5am & it is now 9:30pm. poor guy. The children jumped on the tramp & played soccer. They dug up the plants in my flower pots too. But they are boys & thats what they do. Presley had her first taste of dirt, & was not at all impressed. In fact she had a rather big melt down over it. Today was a special day too. a bit over 2 weeks ago a girlfriend from high school lost her precious daughter. I prayed my heart out for their little family. The idea of loosing my own daughter makes me shake a bit. Brittany laid heavy on my heart & so I prayed & prayed. I finally felt I needed to give something other than "I love you" & "I am praying for you." I wanted to give Ben & Brittany & big brother Brennan something they could do
every year to celebrate the life of their pretty baby girl, Bailey Delaney.
so I came up with THIS .
It is not much, but It was all I could give. What do you give someone who now has to live their life with half their heart in another life? This is something that brought people together though miles decided us. The children & I dumped the crayons on the table & colored & wrote for Baby Bailey. We tied notes to balloons & set them free. We knelt in the back yard & prayed for the Bradley family. My heart aches for Brittany. Pictures & videos are pouring in from all over of families sending balloons to the sky. Its touching. The thought makes me snuggle my chicks a bit tighter in our nest. heres some pictures of my chicks today... including our balloons to Beautiful Bailey...