Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A Day is a Bunch of Moments

Have you ever stopped and thought about how a day is really just a bunch of moments? For some reason, this thought occurred  to me this afternoon while I was doing this dishes. A bunch of individual good and bad moments......That is a day.
 Here are a few moments from our day:

The moment when I dressed Paisley and thought she looked too stink'n cute to not take her outside and take her pictures.

The moment I set her down outside to take the pictures and within half a second, she was belly crawling all through the yard. I couldn't get her to hold still for even a second and I couldn't even get her to look at me.

The moment I was way too frustrated about not being able to get good pictures and I realized that it was my stupid agenda and that I wasn't being realistic.
The moment when I saw Judah wearing his new rubber boots and I thought they were the coolest things ever. I didn't know I would ever be so excited about my son's rubber boots.

The moment when Judah asked me to sit in our rocking chair so he could push me and rock me. I closed my eyes and let him have fun pushing me while I relaxed.

The moment after naptime when I took Judah and Paisley outside and I let Judah ride his trike around our street.

The moment that I felt bothered that he prefers to push his trike with his feet and doesn't want to pedal.

The moment when I had to tell myself to be quiet and let him learn on his own.

The moment we were listening to loud celtic music while I was getting dinner ready and Judah was dancing.

The moment where I seriously wondered how many times a day I tell Judah to be gentle with Paisley.

The moment I sat out on the deck with them after dinner and let Paisley splash in the water table although it was cloudy and windy.

The moment I discovered that our sink is too small for our roasting pan to sit and soak. I could be super woman and wash it tonight but, I just can't. I am so done with chores and tomorrow I will be scrubbing.

What are some of the moments that created your day?

5 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing your "moments" - they are each so precious. I love that you have those inner voice mommy conversations with yourself, too. :)

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  2. You touch the hearts of moms, Angela, no matter the age of their children. Thanks for just being you and for sharing your life with us.

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  3. Thank you, Ginger. That means a lot! Last night I started getting doubts in my mind that maybe my blogging is stupid and that I should stop. I need to remember that I'm writing for me and not for other people.

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  4. Your blog is the farthest thing from stupid. Please don't give it up! I always enjoy reading it and feel encouraged by what you share.

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  5. what a beautiful way to look at a day.

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