dancing deer come to life and a little girl gives a puppet show to a very attentive audience.
a seemingly simple and short list of to-do's eat up way too much of mother's morning.
laundry is folded & ironed while Cinderella puts on a performance.
plans are made and maps are printed for a very rainy saturday of soccer games.
projects are seeing completion, and that makes mother happy.
more pumpkins are welcomed home from school.
the piano is played, morning and afternoon.
cheers are given when mom says yes to the Wii. Mario Party 8 makes everyone happy. Especially when little sister wins a mini game for the very first time.
bacon is sizzling. For dinner, breakfast is served.
post-dinner, chaos ensues and mother is about to pull her hair out.
sanity is restored by the quiet that comes from a kids' movie night (Bridge to Terabithia) and a brownie sundae.
three children are kissed & hugged and tucked into bed and mother begins the next project . . . creating a kingly robe for boy #2.
note to self:
Do more projects with Anna.
Take time to sit down and watch those movies with the kids more often. Cuddle.
Eat more brownie sundaes.