Why did God give me all girls?

I have often wonder why God gave us 3 girls so close in age. Why couldn’t one of them just be a boy? A boy for my husband to teach car things too and to show him how to build things out of wood. For the longest time, my heart ached for my husband. I felt like I let him down for not giving him a boy. For not carrying on his last name. For not giving him a “buddy”. I seriously cried when they told me #3 was a girl. Why? Why did I cry? I am so blessed to be able to have 3 kids so why does it matter the gender? Honestly, it doesn’t matter. God gives you what you NEED not what you want.

We needed girls. We needed those sisters. We needed them to be there for each other. I’m not saying if we had a boy, they wouldn’t be close. I just think a sister bond goes deeper than anything. The love my girls have for each other amazes me every single day. The second one will just walk by and give her baby sister a kiss for no reason. The oldest will share her goldfish with her little sister just because she had an extra one. Both the older girls will rub the baby’s back when she is crying to calm her down. LOVE. Love is what they have for each other. I think those girls need each other and will be so close when they are older. Be best friends and that’s all I could ask for.

I’m learning each day I needed these girls. They really have changed my life for the better. and also my husband’s life. My husband has turned into a big softy when it comes to those girls. and you know what, he does have a “buddy” in them. My oldest loves to be outside with him while he is out there. They love their daddy, but their daddy loves them a lot more

Society puts some much emphasis on the “perfect family”. One of each means perfect. That is far from the truth. You are complete with what God gives you. All of our puzzle pieces fit perfectly. And you know what, If i could do it again, I would not change a thing. My 3 girls are all I need and will ever need. It can be hard at times just because they are so close in age, but everything is temporary. When they are older, I can see them leaning on each other for everything. and I love thinking about that. I also see all 4 of us being super close and wanting to do everything together. I cannot wait!

With that being said, thank you Lord for my healthy children. They are happy and loved. What else could a mom want? Gender doesnt matter. They are loved and I am loved. We are a complete family.

We do have a boy dog though. So my husband has another male in the house to talk to about us crazy girls. hahaha




One thought on “Why did God give me all girls?

  1. Ha! 3 girls, 1 boy. And 3 female pets. God bless my husband and son! My 2 oldest daughters have moved out and our relationship has only grown stronger & better. (We won’t discuss those teen years!) You have so much more to look forward to! Hold on for the ride, take a camera…and pray.


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