This is the season we dread every year. Not necessarily dread. Await its arrival maybe for better use of words?!?!
All the holiday breaks, the winter time blues, the flare up of personalities, the meltdowns, the breakdowns, the new foods. You know all of it.
The anticipation of Santas arrival is a big one in our house. The other day the elves brought a santa letter kit. Zeq was very anxious about this, because he was quite sure what to write. He hadn’t made his final decisions he said. But after sitting for a bit he figured out what he wanted to write.Everyone takes advantage of simple things like what to ask Santa for…they fill pages and pages of randomness things just to ask for. Zeq has to think very long and hard about this one. He came up with a comfy office chair?! Yep office chair. He said or even a recliner? Well ok then….
This time of year brings many things. Brings school breaks first being Thanksgiving which we diligently counted down to. But this was only the beginning.. the big countdown to Christmas break began the day after Thanksgiving. Every night he tells me how many days left to Christmas, how many days to Christmas break and then how many days he has off school. It’s our normal we have lived it for years now so it is just our routine.
Over the last few weeks we have had many personalities come. Notably shadow army guy has been here everyday for 2 weeks. He is a prominent personality that we are used to but it is usually not this often. Also all the excitement has brought Johnny everyday a few times each day. Squealing, flapping, 2 year old Johnny.As far as food no real big changes to note. We may be on the downhill from coffee he only had one cup yesterday. So we shall see.
One noteworthy thing… Kind of exciting thing. So Zeq always saves his money. Well this year we were talking about Black Friday and Zeq ask about it. He looked at the ads and picked a few things he would like to buy. We didn’t go the day of the sales because of the massive amount of people. But we were able to take him the next day. It had its dicey moments. But he was able to go and buy a controller. Then went to GameStop and pick 3 games. He was pleased about it. After he was definitely ready to go home.
But it was a success.
Just because you are dealt a not so good hand doesn’t mean you can’t make the best of it and win the hand in the end.
Instead focusing on winning a 5k run… We choose to compete in a 50 yard dash. If we win we win, if we don’t then we try again. The point is that we were able to atleast try. Not all times do we do it successfully, but we gain the tools from each fail to try again.
Everyone should stop trying to come in first all the time, I promise you coming in last is just as good and you get to see more of the world by slowing down.Life will come and go just like today and tomorrow…
Slow down and look at all the scenery you are missing. Go look at Christmas lights, sit a little longer with that cup of coffee. Life will be here either way running or walking.
We will do as we always do
Onward and upward