Saturday, January 7, 2012

the carseat

Mollie had an accident in her car seat yesterday. Really, it was my fault - I forgot to ask her if she needed to go potty at the library and again at the store.  Poor thing.  The problem was not the accident, but the clean up.  I could not get the seat cover off.  I called Andy crying.  He gave me some tips (b/c he normally does these kinds of jobs).  I did not respond well. I was frustrated and angry with myself for forgetting to ask her to go, for having difficulty with removing the cover,c and for being mad at myself.  I have a lot to learn about grace.  I finally was able to get it off and washed, cleaned the mat under the seat and the seat in the van.  Andy came home with a latte for me (sweet man) and I let him put the whole thing back together.  God is faithful.  God is good.  These things happen (thankfully not too often) and they're not a measure of my being a good mother.  Prayer is wonderful, too bad I didn't pray sooner, maybe it would have saved me a headache.  I am learning to rely on God in all situations.  Learning and growing.
Blessings.

2 comments:

  1. oh girl i can so relate! sounds like my days often : ) thankful for sweet and patient husbands for sure! would love to have some sweet play and fellowship with you and your girls soon! we've missed seeing you all! send me a message and let me know what works for you! thurs. is day i have just girls so that is my preference if it works for you. talk soon!

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  2. I'm terrible at figuring out how those carseats (and similar things) come apart and go back together. Alan is gracious to do those kinds of things for me.

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