How much longer can I call him a toddler? He still has cute little toddler speech, but he’s drawing the cutest people ever. He still has mega meltdowns, but he’s beginning to yell understandable words at us in between the screaming and sobbing. He sleeps in his own big bed, but he still appears in […]
Just keep swimming… just keep swimming… do not drown… no time for dog paddle… just keep swimming. How do you cope when things start to get on top of you?
image credit : Steve Snodgrass I’m on a ‘buy nothing new for me’ kick at the moment. I’m sure you’ve heard of the idea – you buy nothing new for a set time frame and just make do with what you have. There are various blogs and sites that list rules and encourage participants. It’s […]
Not wanting to wish my days away seems to be a recurring theme around here, but it is something I find myself doing quite a bit. It can be a short term affliction like the one that happens at around this time each year when I begin lusting after long summer days and wishing winter […]
Last week I challenged you to let more happy in… this week I have challenged myself to notice and remember fourteen happy things. 1. The eery peace and beauty of misty rain on the main street at Sovereign Hill late on Monday afternoon. 2. Biggest kid holding the smallest kid’s hand. 3. Sitting on the […]
Do you ever get the feeling that you have mistaken ‘busy’ and ‘done’ for happy? Lately it feels like I have been running so fast and trying to get everything done that I have forgotten about happy. Even when happy is right there, under my nose, I don’t notice it because I am too busy, […]
Now he is six … … and he is three. Six. Confident and settled at school. Reading everything he can get his hands on and rolling his eyes every time I correct his pencil grip. Sleeping on the top bunk. Absolutely, totally and utterly obsessed with Lego. Loving gymnastics. Still measuring out his love in […]
Nothing good comes from negativity. It was a hard lesson to learn. Have you learned any lessons lately?