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The Thompson Family ∙ "Why wait?"

BirdRock Baby- Miranda Leigh Thompson

The Thompson Family

Wayne, WV

What is your favorite family tradition?

Our favorite family tradition is camping in the summer and taking the boat out on the lake and fishing!

Tell us about your favorite family story.

My husband and I grew up in the same small town but he was almost 6 years older then me, so we never went to school together. We crossed paths while I was in nursing school. We were inseparable from the start. Within 5 months we were married.

People thought we were crazy but when you know, you know. We bought a home, brought our first daughter into the world and I finished nursing school in the first year together. We are now happily married 8 years with 3 beautiful daughters. Life has a funny way of working out. We are abundantly blessed.

What is your family's motto?

Why wait ?

Share Your Parenting Wisdom

What's your number one tip for new parents?

Parenting is hard but rewarding. It will all be worth it in the end. Take it all in and cherish every single second. Babies are the biggest blessing in this life.

What has been the most surprising thing you've learned as a parent?

I never knew I could love something so much in my life.

Tell us about your funniest parenting story (we all have them!)

We have 3 girls. Ages 7, 4, and 1. Our 7 year old tends to be a diva lol. She got "grounded" from her IPad one evening. And this is how the story goes..

Our middle child walks into the living room with her shoes on and bookbag on her back. She asked me to put her jacket on because it was cold outside. Keep in mind it's late at night. I asked her where she was going and she said "I'm leaving this house". I asked where she was going and why. To which she responded "I don't know but I'm going with sissy".

I walked into my oldest daughters room where she was packing all the essential stuff in her bookbag. You know, all of her LOL dolls. I looked in our middle child's bag to see what she had packed. She had bags of chips, pop tarts, and juice boxes. 😂 they didn't know where they were going but one packed toys and the other packed some pretty good snacks.

All over an IPad getting taken away. My husband and I laughed until we cried. We talked them into staying 😉 gave them a bedtime snack and all was well in the world.