It is WAY too quiet around here. All three of them are in some form of school this year and don’t get me wrong, I LOVE running my errands by myself. But I don’t love that when I come home all I hear right now is the sound of my ticking clock. .
It’s bitter sweet once again, as I am finding all stages of parenthood are.
So for now I better go turn some music on, the silence is not my favorite!* 📚 🍎 *remind me of this post when they are screaming my ears off in the car! 🤦🏼♀️ Like I said my friends, bitter sweet. Always bitter sweet! 😉
GARDEN MOOD 🌴🌷
. 🇫🇷 On voyage pour fuir la routine, cette horrible routine qui tue toute imagination et toute notre capacité d'enthousiasme - Ella Maillart 💫
One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm - Ella Maillart 🌹
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Noa, my Noa.
Oh little girl, how you showed up and changed everything. I remember when I first told your mommy about you. She didn’t believe me, but I was right. You captured my heart from the moment I felt her tummy harder than normal. Watching you grow into the fun, loving, adventurous little girl you are now has been one of the greatest experiences of my life.
I wish I could be with you today, and everyday for that matter, but just know that no matter how far I am Aunt Cici loves you with my whole heart. I’ll always be here for you no matter what.
Happy 2nd birthday my sweet little bumble bee. 🐝💕 I love you 💕
Bonfire fun with #mysonshine on Saturday night!
I love being able to do all these fun things with him when we want to- a year ago I had to ask for a night off or when it was my night off I was too busy trying to get caught up with things at home to really do anything.
Kid, I love the life we are building and creating for ourselves! I love you! 😘 .
This morning started out with “me” time. I actually got up early enough to enjoy some tea in peace and quiet. I did some work (that I love) and some journaling. It was about 40ish minutes but it was priceless.
It lead to this picture. Having the patience, love and simply being present enough in THIS moment. I wasn’t rushing. I wasn’t upset or resentful that I was giving so much. And I wasn’t even “trying”. It just happened.
I was happy and so my kids were happy. It as an awesome mix.
Do you see and feel that same connection? When you are taken care of you can take better care of your kids?
We love taking Iris out and seeing her react to things. She was SO happy seeing the fishes!🐋🦈🐠🐟She was telling them Hi! & Bye! And did not want to leave the store at all! It’s amazing to see how interactive she’s becoming. And how much she’s learning. Agh, our little one, you’re growing way too fast! #IrisAnn#slowdowntime
Celebration is a way to mark the passage of time and honor what has been accomplished ✨ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This photo is a snapshot of a delicious meal shared at the end of a long but successful workday with @paulrutherfordphotography. On that day we figured out how to make dappled light 🤗 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
What happened for you this summer that deserves celebration?
Take a few minutes to think about it and then write a note to preserve it - save for yourself to re-read in the future or share it with someone else and ask them what they have to celebrate ✨
When your three year old looks at you with his sweet brown eyes and ask you to play with him...that's exactly what you do. I took today and completely unplugged and just spend the day with my sweet boys playing, and painting, and doing all the boy stuff. There's many days where I feel like all I say is give me a minute or not right now...and then we have days like today where it's just us uninterrupted all day. Because we all know babies don't keep.
They aren't kidding about time flying by. It feels like yesterday you were taking your first step and now you're in 3rd grade. I don't know what we did to deserve such a precious gift like you but we are so thankful you are ours. Love you to the moon and back baby girl and every star in between. 💜 #emalyngrace#slowdowntime#forevermybaby#blessed#windsorknights
Surrounding myself with these amazing mamas is the best way to start my week! I adore all of them and I can't wait to rock this even tonight!
Tonight we are going to share our stories with you and also touch on other aspects of what we do. You are going to learn more about coaching and the different types, the community, and some nuts and bolts on how we make magic happen while still living busy lives.
We are just like you. Come join us! Grab a glass of wine or a cup of tea and come learn why I love this job so much. ❤
Life is better with you. ❤️❤️ Happy Birthday to me ❤️❤️ my heart is so full with my kid and my husband (who usually runs out of the picture!!) and they made me such a fun cake this year, and spoiled me rotten. Since it’s my birthday 🎂 I thought I would introduce myself (by the way I’m Kristy!), here’s five things about me.:
•I started @OnMyKidsPlate as a food diary for my own child. I’m so blessed by the community I’ve found here and have now expanded to the website (OnMyKidsPlate.com) where I share full recipes.
•I haven’t always cooked, in fact while I spent time with my mom in the kitchen baking it wasn’t until I was in my early twenties that I started really exploring cooking more.
•I have a slight coffee addiction, which starts the moment I wake up.
•I’m a bit sarcastic at times, and joke around quite a bit. (See my Facebook page 😂)
•I can’t stand dill. Nope, not at all. Not even a little.
Now tell me something about you and your family in the comments! ❤️#onmykidsplate
Working out is hard...
Being uncomfortable in our own skin is hard...
Sometimes we just have to choose our “hard”
Today wasn’t perfect by any means, towards the end my little munchkin just wanted mamma snuggles.... and you can bet your last cent that she got them!!! :
But I didn’t quit, I just traded in my hand weights for my #toddler and kept going as best as I could. :
If you’re looking for a little bit of extra support and encouragement to help with the “hard” let’s chat... I have some tricks up my sleeve and am happy to share!
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Happy 4th Birthday to the most amazing, funny, loving, smart handsome little boy Gavin Wayne. I am beyond blessed and grateful to be your mommy, I thank God everyday for you the joy the laughter you give me is truly a gift. I can’t wait to watch you grow into this amazing young boy I know you can be! I love you more than you’ll ever know Gavin!! Happy birthday my sweet boy! #thebigfour#slowdowntime#gavinwayne#mommasboy#iloveyou
I miss these days... I never ever thought id say that.
Moms of littles.... don’t rush the season you are in. Embrace each and every moment, struggle and knocking on the bathroom door 🚪 because one day they are grown up.
Make your Monday awesome! It’s already middle of September... days and weeks are just flying by it seems. The weekends are just NEVER long enough, and by the time Monday morning rolls around getting my butt out of bed to be an adult is HARD! .
It’s my busiest time of the year... the time they goes by the fastest...but I want it to slowdown so I can enjoy all of life’s blessings it gives me! .
But what can one do to make today Awesome....!????? What mindset do you put yourself in to make Monday and everyday as good as it can be!? .