January 25th is MY birthday, too! The best part of being a mom for me is seeing my kids happy and satisfied. There is just something wonderful about being a mom and feeling the baby grow inside of you. You look at your baby and you see innocence and how precious this child is.
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I was hoping for that benefit, and it came true! I was also able to stay home with my son until he was 1. Twelve years later, I'm doing something similar with my newest baby, but under a lot tougher circumstances.
There is nothing more fulfilling than knowing that by simply living lives that are intentional and authentic, my husband and I are, in many ways, teaching our children valuable lessons in love, empowerment, compassion, and humanity. I love singing silly songs and tickling my daughter's tummy when I'm changing her diaper. You don't get too many opportunities to share eye contact and get in close during the day, especially with a whirling toddler, so if you can distract them, and make it a happy time, then diaper changing is your chance.