I am thankful for rainy days. I love snuggling up with the kids and letting the house work slide for a moment while it pours outside. I enjoy taking time out and resting for a while and watching them grow. I don't want to miss this and I don't want them to grow up to fast. The rain seems to help in this and it seems to make time stand still, at least around here it does. It reminds me to take a step back and enjoy them for a minute longer, get a few extra kisses, laugh a little louder, give a couple of extra hugs, and just play a little more.