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Note to Self

Today, more:

  • Playing with kittens
  • Hugs
  • Reading books
  • Crafty fun
  • Lapbooking
  • Looking at old pictures
  • Long talks
  • Cooking with kids
  • Drawing and coloring with kids

Less:

  • Time on the computer
  • Perfectionism
  • TV
  • Being too busy to play

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Note to Self

  • More saying yes
  • More grinning
  • More playing outside
  • More fresh local melons
  • More reading to everybody
  • More snuggling
  • More art challenges
  • More crab apple cider
  • More family chore times
  • More toddler kisses
  • More family puzzles
  • More badminton
  • More fashion design challenges
  • More hugs
  • More open windows and September breezes
  • More walks
  • More counting blessings
  • More empathizing
  • More sleep (talk about dreaming!)  😉

Happy weekend!  What do you want to do more of?

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Note to Self

Goals for the week….

  • Make fruit juice sorbets
  • Play cards
  • Do watercolor painting
  • Go camping
  • Take more walks
  • Make a list of Alex’s words
  • Be more patient
  • Play Hyper-Dash in the back yard
  • Invent a craft
  • Read more books to the boys
  • Start a new family read-aloud novel
  • Finally watch that movie together
  • Laugh more
  • Donate more stuff
  • Remember our vitamins

If all else fails…

  • Hug more
  • Be silly
  • Model love & kindness
  • Eat lots of dessert  🙂

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Note to Self

Family goals for the week…

  • Play in the mud
  • Play more badminton
  • Read more books
  • Go to the lake
  • Do more art
  • Make bread, bagels or popovers
  • Be more patient
  • Get grass stained
  • Laughmore
  • Hug more
  • Play more card games
  • Find some puzzles
  • Find the good in each other
  • Donate more clutter
  • Make every day magical (at least for a minute!)
  • Savor summer

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Note to Self

This week I should….

  • Run through the grass with Victoria
  • Splash in more puddles with the kids
  • Read more books to Jack
  • Lead a big, messy art project
  • Snuggle more with Anna
  • Make more granola bars
  • Wear bright red lipstick
  • Go on a late night walk with one of the kids
  • Be sillier
  • Savor Alex’s toddlerhood
  • Spin in circles with the kids until we’re dizzy
  • Play frisbee
  • Cut myself some slack

How about you?  What’s on your list?  Make sure it’s largely fun!
~Alicia

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Note to Self

  • More bubble blowing
  • More hugs
  • More tickling
  • More mud play
  • More homemade play dough
  • More Sandra Boynton books
  • More "I love you’s"
  • More rambling walks
  • More extreme silliness
  • More nature collecting
  • More library trips
  • More homemade slushies
  • More fresh air
  • More play dates with fun families
  • More pictures
  • More chocolate (good mothering requires chocolate, right?)

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