I got on real quick to write a quick thankful post while the hubs and Sheffy took a boys only trip to Home Depot — they left me to work out, but after they left, I said, nope.
We truly live in a scary scary world. Before I got pregnant, I always said that I didn’t want children, because of the world that I would be bringing them into. And now that I do have my baby, it scares me even more. It scares me that the world is filled with so much hate and anger. It scares me that kids can’t go to school without worrying about a shooting, or even go to the movies or a concert, or play outside. It scares me that my kid won’t be able to do any of those things. I can’t even imagine the world that will be by the time he’s old enough to start asking questions about any of this.
As a human, I get so confused when I see people hurting other people for no other reason other than their religion, their skin color, their sexual orientation, gender, etc. As a person who was brought up in a tolerant household, I just don’t understand. I know that we will bring Sheffield up the same way, but I also know that he will always be surrounded by hatred.
So with that being said, I am thankful for:
My sweet baby. The happiness and joy you bring to this little family is second to none.
My sweet husband for dealing with me day in and day out. Without his words of encouragement, I don’t think I’d be able to handle this motherhood thing.
Family who love me and my family unconditionally.
Friends who treat my baby as their own.
I’m thankful for food on the table, a roof over my head, my job, my health, my education and a million others that would take a million years to write.
I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving!