If I had only known, that I would have three sweet children,
I wouldn't have sold all my baby stuff after the second child.
If I had only known, I would be teaching my own children to read and write,
I would have paid more attention in school.
If I had only known, my kids would grow up so fast,
I would have cuddled with them more.
If I had only known, that dog hair on the carpet, led to giggles and magic shows with disappearing dogs,
I would have let the dogs live in the house sooner.
If I had only known, that a slightly dirty house made visitors feel comfortable,
I would have cleaned less.
If I had only known, that letting my girls dress themselves led to feelings of self worth,
I wouldn't have stressed out so much over red socks with pink dresses.
If I had only known, that a smile really was the prettiest thing you could put on,
I wouldn't have worried so much about my hair.
If I had only known, how much my family loves a good hamburger,
I wouldn't have made them eat tofu for so many years.
If I had only known, how much fun it is to lay on that dirty carpet and play games,
I wouldn't have vacuumed so much.
If I had only known, that after 12 years of marriage we would still be struggling to pay the bills,