I woke up this morning very grateful. Grateful for Mother’s Day cards and fish kisses from a 2 year old. Grateful for you sharing my post on Friday about being More Than Mom Enough in response to the front cover of May’s TIME magazine article. And grateful for the positive response to the Sunday Stories series, where you my readers share your stories and life lessons.
Yesterday, I left the house grateful to be heading to my happy place, the swimming pool for the final events of a 3 day swim meet.
I have been spending a great deal of time everyday focusing on gratitude. As a result, I’ve been a happier person. I spend a great deal of time looking through photos, writing lists of what I’m grateful for, writing letters to my children every week, and writing letters to people who influence me and my family.
As I was sweating my tail off at the swim meet in 100 degree weather, I found myself getting a little bit irritated. (more…)Tweet