Wisdom Wednesday- Don’t wish your life away….

Last night as he was getting ready for bed, Asher said, “Ughhhh it’s only Tuesday!! Why can’t it just be Friday already?” I asked him why, and he said, “Well, school days are just more boring and I want it to be the weekend already.” I replied as my Mom used to say to me all the time, “DON’T WISH…

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Friday 5

Friday 5- my week’s rating + quotes

Hey, Friday… welcome. 🙂 This week was kinda “meh” for me. Fine- nothing wrong, really, but my typical schedule was thrown off in one way or another most days + the frigid weather = literally trapped inside (i.e. no walks even! 🙁 ). I’ve just felt a little tired/lazy/unmotivated on the whole and would give the week a ~3/5 rating.…

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Deep thoughts, Wisdom

Patience and the Parable of the Pear Tree

Yesterday was the winter solstice- the shortest day of the year. Here in Wisconsin, it’s kind of a pastime for people to complain about the short days in December. 🙂 My own husband said one evening about a month ago, “Ugh. Here we go…into my least favorite time of the year. I hate driving home from work in the dark.”…

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Misc., Wisdom

Wisdom Wednesday

My brain is kind of fried right now, not going to lie. I was up super late last night dealing with some fairly last minute gift purchasing (?- kind of…there’s a week left, but I just really want/need to be done with all gift buying for all people now!). I am feeling some serious “gift buying fatigue” this year for…

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Happy Monday 🙂 I’m feeling a bit zen this morning and I’m surprisingly not really in the mood to write too much. The weekend was nice. After my “glorious” Saturday, Sunday was pretty similar. Pretty low key and included: a sweaty workout, more cookies, taking Asher to the pool, more Netflix, helping the boys record themselves for a piano project…

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