Monday, November 18, 2013

for a fresh start

Sometimes Elliot catches me at a weak moment, and I let him watch a movie to start the day. I almost always regret this, because when it is time to turn the movie off and do something else, he falls apart. Today was no different. He watched a movie. I finished my chores. And then his little world ended. I'll be honest, I wasn't in the best mood at that point, either. But I took a deep breath, and in my most patient voice, I convinced him that a trip to the park was what we needed. And it totally was! He ran around with his friends. I read my book in the sun. We both came home with a smile on our face and played a little baseball in the backyard.

Today I am thankful that no matter how a day begins, a fresh start is always possible.


  1. love you and you positive attitude.

  2. agreed! glad you got out!

  3. I love this. And I love that your blog posts are always so simple and perfect. I have not yet mastered the art of concisely conveying a message. I love these November posts. Thanks always for the reminder that simplicity is desirable and that fresh starts can happen anytime during the day. Happy November!


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