When life is hectic, it can be easy to focus on flaws. Your own flaws as a parent. Your partner’s flaws. I choose to focus on positivity and gratitude; especially on days that are crazy and hard.
My husband is my best friend. We’ve been married for eight years, together for twelve. On top of that, we’ve been friends for fifteen years. He loves me for me: quirks, flaws, and all. He does everything we need him to, without recognition.
I’ve always been proud to call him my friend and I’m honored to call him my husband. He’s a true partner in this crazy ride we call life. He is my rock in all things. My support system and my safe harbor. He supports me and pushes me to work for my dreams.
When we became parents, I was in awe of his transformation into fatherhood. I knew he would be a good day, but actually seeing him in action makes me fall in love with him all over again each day. Our sons idolize him. As I type this, they’re sitting on the floor with him. Every single puzzle and board game we own is scattered around them.
As our sons have grown and become interested in sports, I’m starting to see a whole new side of their father-son relationships. From watching games together to coaching their teams, it is fun to watch.
My husband ensures we stay sane. If we’re having a rough Saturday, he’ll organize a babysitter for the night so we can have date night. If I’m stressed out or just having a rough day in general, he’ll take the boys to do something or take over bedtime so I can have some alone time.
It’s hard to describe how incredibly lucky I am to have him. I’m grateful for him every single day.
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