Dear Landon, Nevaeh, and Savannah,
Here we go babies. This is for you. Day One of absolutely no yelling. Landon, you are with your real mommy today, so my Day One with you will come later.
You kids are my world. It's weird how everyone tells you, "You won't understand until you're a parent" and I never understood what they meant, until I had kids. They were right! You are my everything. It's a delicious ache in my heart, there is so much love there. When I hold you, I just want to absorb you into my skin; I can't get you close enough to me. Even being in my belly wasn't close enough.
I want you kids to feel that love. Not anger or frustration when I've had a hard day. You are kids; you're still learning. It's Daddy and my responsibility to teach you how to handle your emotions, how to focus your energy and to comfort you when you just don't get it yet. We can't sit by and expect you to just figure it out, and yell at you the whole time.
So here we go.
I love you!