Sunday, November 15, 2009

pictures say a thousand words?

Yep, Lucas loves to climb. He thinks he's really funny. And yes, I grabbed the camera before making him get down, but I didn't smile and laugh... I swear! Look at how skinny he is in the next pic. I swear he eats ALL DAY LONG and he's got this tiny little waist. This is so not fair!

The next one is like a "Where's Waldo". See if you can find the treat he's so mad that he lost....

Ope, there it is. I found it before he did...

I might be in the doghouse with daycare tomorrow- I fed him high fiber pasta two nights in a row. Today was already somewhat of a super diaper changing day, i'm a little worried for tomorrow. Sometimes this mama doesn't think! But that smile! It just lights me up!
"Mama, I need you to snuggle me. Read me books and give me kisses, okay?"
"Yep. For sure okay..."
I was so stressed going into this weekend. I feel like I'm always trying to be a great teacher, a great mom, a great wife, and so on (except for the housekeeper part, I've given up on that one for good). I just can't ever meet up to my expectations for me. I've hit a bit of a plateau at my weight loss too and I think that frustration just set me off.
But, I've come to the realization that I just need to enjoy the minutes I'm in - whatever role that is - and relax about not being perfect. Hard. But necessary. Look at those boys! They do not need a stressed out mom. So this weekend I played and we crafted and today I just relished in being mom and ignored the gigantic stacks of papers on the table. They can wait.
So this week? I'm just going to try and relax and live in the moment. It can't be that hard, can it?


Anonymous said...

You are a great mom, teacher, wife and friend! And you are right- relax and enjoy the now!

Pat & Valerie Berg said...

Sounds like we're living the same life right now, Katie! I had to slow down and regroup this weekend as a mom too! You are a great person and you just need to keep doing what you're doing!