I have a very dear friend who visited me yesterday. She's a mother of 9. She's been around the block a few times. And then some.
She came with her 6 youngest children (who entertained my children) and another friend for the purpose of getting some garden planting done for me. They planted my cabbages, broccoli, cauliflower, onions and tomatoes-- work which would have taken me many days and a lot of back-pain misery to get done in my present state. It was wonderful.
I somehow failed to take pictures (doh! What is wrong with me???) of all that, so I don't have anything to show you, but I keep looking out at my garden and sighing with happiness. It's just wonderful.
I do have this to show you, however. Besides all that work, and bringing lunch and supper for us all, she brought one of the most perfect baby gifts I have ever seen.
I was stunned at the thoughtful perfection.
Diapers and chocolate? Amazing.