I’ve been trying to do way too much. So I took scissors to my schedule and started cutting.
I was starting to wonder if I missed the “Yes, all three-year-olds go to preschool” memo. But it’s where God has us, and it’s okay.
Sometimes, just by showing up, the mundane moments come to mean more than the “intentional moments.” Sometimes, the mundane just-showing-up moments are the moments that matter the most.
…somehow, I see beauty woven through the days and start feeling better
I hope that someday, he will forgive me for all the times I said, “No, not now, Mommy is working…” and “Ezra, go play” and “Leave Mommy alone”
Our family calls it “the special store.” We have gone there for potty-training reward outings, special daddy-son dates, and on days like today: when the park is too hot, Barnes and Noble is too small, the play-place at the mall has gotten old, and everything else is too expensive. It’s big enough to run around … [Read more…]
6:14 wakeup coffee with milk because we are out of half-and-half. start a grocery and errand list there’s too much on the list. try to figure out how to fit it all into the day. decide it probably won’t all get done, but you are going to give it your best shot. start out the … [Read more…]