12 July 2012

A Yes Day

It has been another long week for Martin, and so another long week for me too, when he hasn't had a whole day off in nearly two weeks, and I'm starting to allow myself to turn parenting into a round of chores to be ticked off so I can get to the fun stuff...
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Yesterday I woke up, and thought to myself, it can be a chore - or it can be a sparkling adventure, and it's entirely MY choice.  I can choose to smile, laugh, say yes, PLAY, have fun, roll with the challenges, and keep a good attitude.  Or I can be miserable all day.  Again.
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Today has been harder again, because there are always easy days and tough ones.  Still... that early morning epiphany is helping me stay that little bit more contented.  Today I haven't seen my husband since we all woke up this morning, and he'll be home after bedtime.  I have a list of work to be getting on with here.  The girls have been told that there will be no sleepovers until their play room has a floor (!) but we've had friends over and cake and laughter and time (and a bit of grouchiness from me, but not so much as some days)!

In other news, Talia's rose has bloomed this year against all expectation.  It's perfect.
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And so is she!
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