Are you a multi-tasker? I used to be big time. I would squeeze as many tasks into my day as I could. It was stressful. It made me an ugly person. I had to give all that up.
These days, I’m more of a single-tasker. I prefer to take it one thing at a time and really put my heart & soul into one task at a time, rather than halfheartedly do 15 things in the same amount of time. Obviously, with that kind of outlook, not much gets done sometimes, but it’s worth all the peace and quality time together that we as a family gain from it.
Life can get very busy and sometimes I find myself drifting back towards multi-tasking. I start talking to my children like a drill sergeant rather than a mother. “Okay troops! We’re hitting the library. You have 16.2 minutes before we are off to walk the dogs, after which we will march back home, single file, so I can make everything we consume from scratch, so make every minute count in here, people! Move out!”
When I am like that I laugh less and smiling is completely out of the question. I find myself constantly doing these heavy sighs and muttering under my breath about how there just isn’t enough time in the day.
So, I’m trying to chill a bit and get back to finding joy in my every day routine, even if not every single thing on the list gets done. I’m finding peace in all the blessings that the Lord has given us and trying to go with the flow a bit more.
That’s the reason for the lack of posts recently. I’ve got lots of things in mind. Like my recent fishing trip with Ju and my cousin, Kristen. And the slumber party last weekend (we ended up getting some great new senior pictures to add to our portfolio!)
So, Daddy, I know you’ve been having mom call and ask what’s up with the lack of posts patiently waiting, so I promise I’ll be back soon. Thanks for stickin’ with me, peeps!