I might very well have been the best Mommy in the world today. Not because I treated my small people to an extravagant event – not because they had cake for dinner, skipped nap time or were allowed to have a movie marathon – but simply because I truly enjoyed every minute with them.
I adored the snuggling, I raced them up the stairs and giggled uncontrollably, I took advantage of every kiss, every tickle, every hug, I sang along to their favorite songs and ‘looked’ every time someone said, “Mommy look!” I was more patient, more loving, more Mommy.
Want to know why? Because I did the grocery shopping by myself and my hubby did bath time. This means I actually had a little time away from them to recharge. It wasn’t fancy time, spoiling time or girl time – it was just time.
I really needed it.
And, for me, it was just enough time to forget the incessant squabbling and all other small-people related annoyances. It was just enough time to find them irresistable again.
Thank you, Honey.
I wish you all a little time.