We awake happy and read together.
Snuggle a bit and William asks "Want to go to the Spa?" Well, why not??? After careful preparations I enter the "Spa" (a.k.a the bathroom). I receive a hot face massage, lotion on my arms and legs, hair wet and blow dried and makeup- thanks to the new face paints Santa delivered.
I am looking good. Thankfully no photos are taken.
We move on to breakfast. "Can we make it?" they both ask. Go ahead. Another success.
After breakfast I get a few minutes with each of them to work on some skills and then Will reads to us.
Off to do what we want on our own- cars, listening, "raging battles", cleaning, organizing, sorting.
Lunch already- time is flying by and what a peaceful morning it has been.
We do a few quick errands after lunch. Home again for an Olympic soccer game out on the ice.
Monopoly Jr. and tea.
Read a chapter in One Hundred Dresses.
Dinner prep while the boys play their new mind games.
Dinner and bed.
We talked about how, although there were a few moments of anger we were able to talk through them and be gentle to one another.
I relaxed more and said yes often. It made a huge difference. The power of words.
All is well. Every day is new beginning and can be wonderful.