I’m the type that is always trying to accomplish, trying to get another item checked off on my to-do list. I struggle with slowing down and just enjoying the moment I’m in, snuggling with my babies, dropping what I’m doing to pretend I’m on a camping trip with Charlotte.
But every time a birthday draws near, I start to realize how quickly they are growing up, and I slow down and hold them near.
This is what I want to be reminded to do on a constant basis, because what’s really important…cleaning the kitchen sink? Organizing the files on my computer? (Yes, I do this.) Getting through the latest book I’m reading? Checking my email?
No. What’s truly important to me when I stop and think about it, is slowing down and enjoying these fleeting moments I have with my sweet babies who will be grown up before I know it. Making the most of each moment. This is my struggle and desire.
Because I have such a hard time pausing and focusing on what really matters…