This story and free printable poster was originally a subscribers only freebie for my newsletter a while back, but I thought I’d share it with everyone now.
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It’s been a crazy week.
Sick kids, ballet exams, over due library books, ant invasions, late nights, lost hats… some days it has felt like nothing was going right.
To top it all off, this afternoon, while doing a quick shopping trip with all four kids in tow, I dropped a whole bag of apples. The apples bumped across the floor of the supermarket and rolled under shelves, while the kids giggled, and I hung my head in shame.
Just as I let out a huge sigh a gentle older lady walked by and smiled.
“You know, it’s never too late to start the day over”
she said as she bent over and picked up an apple.
Her words echoed in my head as we drove home.
It was Friday afternoon. I was tired, the kids were cranky, the day had gone from bad to worse, and now we had a whole bag of bruised apples. Was it really not too late to start over?
I decided she was right, even 4:30 on a cranky Friday afternoon is not too late to start again.
I turned up the radio and we sang like loons the whole way home, we ate apple pancakes for dinner, and I made a poster to remind myself of the kind lady’s wise words.
You can download this free printable A4 poster here.
You will need the password picklenews23 to open the pdf file.
This printable is an A4 sized pdf file. If you are printing on US ‘letter sized’ paper be sure to select ‘fit’ or ‘shrink to fit’ from your printer options.
The free printables at picklebums.com are for personal use only, you may not sell, share, or link directly to the pdf files.
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Lea-anne Frossos says
Thank you for sending through that lovely poster about starting the day over. Unfortunately when I clicked the link to download it, it came up with an error that the page could not be found. I have the password from your newsletter. Would you please let me know how I am able to access the poster?
I look forward to hearing from you when you have the chance. kind regards Lea-anne
Thank you so much for letting me know the link was not working!
I’d had such a long week that I went straight to bed after sending the newsletter last night and I didn’t bother to check the links!!
I’m so sorry!
I’ve fixed it now and it should be good to go!
Thanks so much for sharing the poster with us. Those of us who are computer illiterate are just so thankful for you and all the pretty things you do to make us look good! Thanks again.
What a wonderful thought and saying! Thank you for putting it in a beautiful format to print and think about … Each day!?
What a lovely poster! I tried to click it, but it shows that it is password protected…
The password is picklenews23 (It’s written in the post, but easy to miss :) )