But, then today I literally almost started crying as I watched this little angel do this:
And as I took 7-month pictures of this precious gem:
It hit me like a ton of bricks: JOY. PURE JOY. I am so incredibly blessed to have these two special spirits in my life. I love them so incredibly much! And I realized, that for me right now, maybe my joy is not in the overarching themes of sleepless nights, tantrums, and poopy diapers. But, for me, they are in the moments. The little moments every now and then where it's just me and the girls (and sometimes Daddy if he isn't at work!) and the world is perfect. Absolutely perfect.