hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and words about the last week
Yesterday I had big plans of getting caught up on some sewing orders while Margot and Ruby napped. But Margot didn’t nap. And when things like this happen as an at-home mama, things don’t go according to my plan (would you believe this happens quite frequently?), I have found there are two ways to respond: fight it, become a cranky bitch and don’t get anything done OR ditch the preconceived agenda, enjoy the hell out of my kids and don’t get anything done.
I prefer the latter. And so do my kids.
And while I try to avoid putting pressure on myself to live exceptionally and with purpose, as if today is my last in this life (because really that’s a bit heavy), I find that it’s an ok mantra to focus on when shit hits the fan…when I take a deep breath and choose to twist my cranky toddler with an unreal need to drink juice out of a green cup that is nowhere to be found into a lovely afternoon of cuddling with her, holding her like she’s my only baby, brushing her hair out of her eyes and telling her, I love you so much.
I know this won’t last forever.
Some day I’ll be productive without distraction again.
And I know I’ll miss the distraction.
So, best to just enjoy every moment.
It wasn’t my plan.
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