My younger brother and I were close in age – 17 months apart to be exact. We had an amazing childhood together. I loved that we were always in the same stages of life together. We could always relate and that has now made us close as adults.
When I had kids of my own, I envisioned something similar for them. While my second daughter came as a bit of surprise, I was so excited that they would be close in age and would reap all of the same benefits my brother and I did growing up.
And then reality set in…
Is it possible to experience joy when you’re overworked and exhausted with little ones?
Today, I am honored to be guest writing for Worshipful Living! Be sure to click here to read the remainder of today’s post (and to check out some other amazing pieces in Mandy’s series on rekindling your joy!)
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. – Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)