Ahhh....Weekendssss...nice isn't it? For many of us that are lucky enough not to have to work on the weekends, we take this time very seriously. And when I say "we," I mean, me. Ha! There was a time when I worked all weekend long, even though I loved what I did, not being able to go to birthday parties with my kids was a real bummer. I appreciated my weekends SO MUCH MORE when I actually got them back. I never want to miss a thing and carefully plan out my weekends with my kids. Sundays are especially glorious because I make sure all my errands are run on Saturdays.
Can you believe, I used to go grocery shopping on SUNDAYS....such blasphemy! O.K., like my good friend Maya Angelou said, "when you know better, you do better." Alright, we weren't friends, but a girl can dream, can't she?!
In this busy world, sometimes we forget that it's really, really nice not to be busy. In fact, when you start paying attention to the simple, everyday beauty around you, you can learn and appreciate things that you never did before.
Time with my family is invaluable to me. I work a lot, probably more than I should, so every once in a while I give myself the gift of doing NOTHING. Nothing work related anyway! On Sunday, I did just that, I had a lazy Sunday afternoon that turned out to be about discovery and fun with the kids.
Here's what I discovered....