We have had alot of fun decorating the classroom for fall this year. In fact, everything seems alot more fun this year...probably because we're all together and not running here and there so much during our morning hours.
The boys had alot of fun making some thanksgiving crafts last week. Alex made a pinecone turkey...it was so cute!
Tim made a cornucopia...aka, "Some kind of horn, Mom, not corn." That made me laugh because, on the directions, it was called a Horn o' Plenty, but I called it by its other name. Tim thought I was calling it by the wrong name. So sweet!
As the pictures tell, this craft required alot of cutting and it was wearing Tim out. But he persevered and was happy with the results!
I love fall decor, but secretly I'm dreaming of what our classroom will look like for Christmas.
I reminded myself of this recently.
It's not about me at all, this wellness journey I am on to a healhier version of myself.
Not at all.
Never has been, really.
It is about the people who invest in me. My husband. My boys. My family. My friends.
They all share themselves with me. When I am not at my best, I'm not giving them a good return for their investment.
They get the tired looks, the lack of energy excuses, and the wimpy "maybe next time" cop outs. I have come to realize that those that take precious time to invest in me deserve better from me. I need to adhere to the direction given on any flight I've ever been on that goes something like this: make sure your own oxygen mask is properly secured before helping others. If I don't take care of myself first, my ability to care for others effectively diminishes quickly. My choosing clean eating, drinking enough water, and exercising on a daily basis is how I put on my mask first. Am I perfect at meeting the n…