Monday, August 10, 2015

hello there, friend,

i woke this morning to my husband's alarm and even though i knew i should get up, i closed my eyes again, trying not to think about the upcoming week...

i know that in a few week's time, this new routine will be just that. we'll remember how to get to bed on time, how to manage our days and the new expectations placed on each one in this family. i'll plan meals and make sure we have what we need for packed lunches.

i have realized over the summer that even though i resist routine and structure because i want to be flexible and laid back, the order and consistency that structure provide is good for me, good for all of us.

i sit in the quiet study this morning with my coffee, listening to the quiet house, the crickets humming as i write, breathing long and deep...