Project 52 – Being Goofy…in Public!

After being cooped up with a bad back all week, we were ready to get out and have some fun this weekend! I give you…Project 52, Week 3.

Where do Moms and Dads go in cold weather to let their kids run around and have some fun? The TOY STORE of course! No need to buy anything, just letting the kids roam around and play with the demonstrations are enough. We all had a blast!

Every now and then us Moms need to just let go and be goofy! And this comes from a Mom with all the rules, lays down the law, and is anal Jane about cleanliness…but seriously – where is the fun in all of that?! Our kids need to see us laugh and have fun together, they need to see us let go and still be a kid sometimes. They need to see that you can still have fun in life, at ANY age!

I remember my Mom was like this sometimes. I didn’t understand her in my teenage years, how she could do something in public and not care what other people thought of her. I get it now, and am so thankful to her for all of her wise Mothering ways.

So this is me, having fun, in the middle of the Toy Store, trying to Hula Hoop with a pregnant belly…lol.

As you can see, it didn’t work so well :)

Project 52: Glimpse Into Motherhood

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Jess Abbott the Sewing Rabbit is the founder and creative director behind the me sew crazy blog, as well as, 5 & 10 Designs, GNO Events, and co-editor of STYLO. She resides in Virginia Beach with her husband and 3 children.
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  1. says

    ok, your stinkin cute! that is the cutest baby bump, now i want to be preggers…maybe…for the fourth and LAST time:) glad your back is better, but hula hooping, were you trying to throw it out again? oh and saw you over on craft gossip this morning:)

  2. says

    my hubs won’t stop telling me the story of your mom at a miniature golf course. a sign “no horsing around” inspired her to use her club as an imaginary horse and she gallopped around the green! Naying the whole time… and i can totally imagine it happening even today!

  3. says

    Oh sweetie…. I recall many a time being silly while you sat back, silently wondering why, why, why but deep down there was a smile just waiting to make an appearance. I just wanted to share happiness when the mood hit me! Remember the day I wore that large gold lame belt (on a dare) ALL day at the mall…. And after about an hour yourself and a few friends were wearing them too! Haha Being silly is highly under-rated. What about the time we passed a guy in a car picking his nose……minute later we pass him again and ALL my kids have their fingers up their noses digging for gold. Strangely funny….
    Just remember that life is short and God has an awesome sense of humor!

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