Time with family, or time spent doing trivial things?
Taking the time and participating in traditions, or making sure everyone is in bed on time every night?
I am only asking these rhetorically. Of course, I know which is more important in each question, but my point is this: I have to remind myself of this daily. I so easily get "sucked in" to needing to have a
My goal is to say "yes" more to them. Like when they beg if they can please, please, please sleep in the playroom, because it's a special night. Yes. Or when they want me to make them hot chocolate. Yes. Or when they want to leave the house at 7:30 with a cat and both the dogs and go drive around looking at Christmas lights. Yes.
Get my drift?
I'm nowhere near the perfect mom. I say " no" too much. I am guilty of all the things I listed above. I pray every single day that I will enjoy the moment I am in with my kids...and I thank God that I have them here on earth with me. I don't ever want to take a moment for granted. Not one single moment.
Do you want to join me in saying "yes" more? This is the perfect time of year to start. Why not start some new traditions? I know that before long, these days will be nothing but a memory. Why not live a little?
Love to all.