I had a very nice Mother’s Day!! It was pretty low key and felt just about right. Unfortunately, the plans with my own mother had to be pushed back to next weekend, but we did get to spend time with my mother-in-law. (She goes back to Mexico in about 2 weeks, so time is running low now!)
Ethan had a soccer game at 1 pm and she came along. The boys both get really excited whenever family (besides me/Ivan) comes to watch their sporting events. I think they must feel like big stars with more “fans” in attendance or something. 🙂 Later in the evening we went to an early dinner at Ivan’s friend’s Mexican restaurant. It was surprisingly not very busy at all! (It’s located more in a campus/downtown area, so I think many people that live around there are students/young professionals and might not have their mothers in town?)
We had the boys’ 10 year old cousin with us overnight on Saturday and he came to eat with us, too. The boys all get along super well and they LOVE spending time with him!
Ivan and the boys got me some really cool new sneakers, handwritten cards and a gift card for a facial + other spa treatment!! (Getting a facial was on my 20 for 2020 list last year and never happened, so now I really have no excuse to not make that happen.)
Today’s 3 Things
I just spent some time jotting down some to-do items for this week. I feel like I’ve slipped back into the bad habit of “assigning myself” tasks for a day, but then….not doing them. My weekly planner spread from last week is full of little arrows/ cross outs from things I didn’t do. I’m okay with this if I just get really busy, but I don’t think that’s the case. It’s more that I just kind of shrugged them off and didn’t do them!
But, they are things I need to do- just maybe not “urgent” exactly. It annoys me though to carry these items along again and again. Might as well just do them and cross them off!
Examples: Need to call about an account my password is locked out of. Fill out summer band form/ write check. Register for summer piano (this is getting on the urgent side!!). Email band teacher about a lesson time change. Etc.
Nothing major, just stuff I need to do!
I think I’m going to try going back to the Today’s 3 Things idea I shared here (ironically, I am noticing that I posted this last year on Mother’s Day! Must be the time of year my wheels start falling off? Haha.)
Basically- just pick THREE things for each day to do, and do them at all costs!!! 🙂
- Email band teacher re: lesson time
- Call to straighten out the account password
- Go to the gym
I am grateful for a lovely Mother’s Day, and I’m grateful to have a wonderful mom PLUS a great mother-in-law in my life.