“Can I have a snack?”

“I’m so hungry mom. Is it dinnertime yet?”

“I’m starving – what can I eat? No, I don’t want that. Do you have ____?”

So much of my day revolves around my children ruled by their bellies. They eat three meals and a snack. The youngest, with his medical condition that requires additional calories, eats two snacks and, if given the chance, would graze all day long.

They fill the air with misery if I dare suggest not eating right that instant. And the days I’m caught empty-handed when they decide they’re hungry? The wailing and gnashing of teeth makes me want to rip my hair out, don sackcloth and ashes, and carry a banner touting “Meanest mom alive.”

son pointing to east africa and bolivia on a world map

What One Thing Would You Give Up?

Click here to learn how I redeemed myself (or maybe I didn’t!) on the World Vision blog, where I’m posting today. I’m so excited to share a super-easy opportunity to help with a special project and join a blog link-up! Read the post, write your own, and then come back and LINK UP to our post.

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