Thursday, March 22, 2012

Carpe Diem

This morning the girls packed their suitcases for the beach! They had a ball: deciding outfits, deliberating between toys, locking away lovies, etc. By the door, four bags sit ready to roll. 

Unfortunately, we don't leave for the beach for another six days. 

We were almost late for school. I was trying to explain that we needed to get ready for TODAY. Get shoes on, brush our hair, etc. Accomplish TODAY before we plan for tomorrow. 

Then I went back to my computer. I was busy searching for laundry room designs in a future dream house. Instead of doing laundry. 

Here's to learning the balance:
Between the boredom of repetitive tasks and
 the joy of calm, clean readiness. 
Between living in the moment and planning for the future. 
Between teaching the skills I am still practicing myself. 

And in the meantime, we'll go to the beach!