Dear Joshua: You’re Hilarious

Dear Joshua,

Thank you for being so funny! Your silly grins, crazy antics and tiny little sense of humor completely and totally make up for the tantrums you’ve discovered, the loud opinions you love to voice and the never ending messy diapers and food fights.

Thank you for loving me so much! My mommy-heart swells when you grin so huge when you see me, and I can hardly stand how much you love your father. The recognition and genuine love I see on your face when you see us, the crazy amount of time you want to spend with us … I’m soaking it all up because I know it will morph and change. But for right now, all you want is mama and dada and I LOVE IT.

Thank you for being so active! Sometimes I feel like a horrible mommy because we watch cartoons, but then I realize you’re dancing, and twirling, and running and jumping–and that’s all just while watching some T.V.! Then we go to the park, and the other park, and the other park, and the backyard and the mailbox, and pretty soon, I’m just worn out.

Thank you for learning sign language! Without “more,” “please,” “all done,” and “thank you,” Mommy would be going INSANE! Please now learn some more words, OK? To start, how about “Mama”? Because it’s really funny when you point right at me and say, “Dada” but actually not so much. 🙂

Love you Joshua, you’re the best ever!

About kristinlindeen

I am Kristin. I am Erik's wife. I am Joshua, Rebecca, and Andrew's mom. I am known nationally as the "QBQ! Daughter" and keynote on Personal Accountability and the QBQ. I am certified in Myers Briggs and am passionate about helping people understand themselves and others better. I am John and Karen's daughter. I am sister to many, mentor to some, friend to others. Most defining, I am Christ's daughter, adopted by God--rescued and saved by grace. And almost every single day, I need to be reminded of that truth. Come say "hi" at and of course, browse the blog! I'd love to hear from you, so comment away!
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2 Responses to Dear Joshua: You’re Hilarious

  1. Karen says:

    Being a mom is the best. You are a great mom. Love you. :o)

  2. LOVE it. LOVE him! LOVE you!

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