But, maybe I should not be. Maybe instead of singing Let It Go and Do You Wanna Build a Snowman in various adaptations, I should walk around singing Happy. Since Mother's Day I have been on a bit of a high. And it is all about just embracing the little things. It is accepting your failures and building from there. It is using each day as a lesson for the next. Cheesy, but really where I am.
I am looking at what to do with my Fridays in school next year. We are continuing with the Service Learning, but I would like to build in a character building aspect. My kids really need training in how to be polite and respectful and handle themselves among themselves. I was looking for, what I called, "How to Not Be a Jerkface All the Time" training programs and I found 8 Keys to Excellence and I like what they are putting out there.
One of the key (pun totally intended) tenets to this program is
and I totally love it.
Yup, that sucked. What can you take from it and where can you go from here?
It is really rather empowering when you just embrace it and move on. Another moment for me to practice what I preach.
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And yet, with all of this insanity, I am amazingly calm.
If my laundry doesn't get put away by the party day, I'll close my bedroom door. I will get to those papers, even if it is not tonight. The new furniture will be amazing and will lead to lovely nights of giggles, frights and snuggles.
I am in an amazing state of contentment. It is kinda weird. But I am indeed kinda weird, so I guess I'll just have to embrace it.