I thought this picture was too great not to share. My almost 3 year old daughter and I were drawing this morning while she waited for her ride to preschool. She got so frustrated that her drawings of people didn’t look like people. I personally think they are great, but I can certainly relate to the feeling.
Things are a bit in flux around our house right now. My husband and I both have new assignments in our local LDS congregation that take up a significantly larger amount of time and energy (his much more than mine). My son is adjusting to a new school. I’m working on some behind the scenes projects and trying to wrap up 100 Quilts for Kids
. I have been tired and missing family and friends.
Amidst the changes and busy times, we are trying harder than normal to spend quality time as a family. [I highly recommend renting a bike and biking the monuments at night if you ever happen to visit DC]. We are sleeping more and playing at the park more. We are starting to cook our favorite recipes again (and always in the market for new ones).
Back in April, something had to give in my life, and exercise it was. Turns out that was not a smart decision. This blog is named Swim, Bike, Quilt instead of Quilt, Quilt, Quilt for a reason So, I’m getting back to the pool in earnest after a 6 month hiatus.
All this to say–sometimes life rushes by in a blur. Things don’t look the way we think they should (like my daughter’s drawing), but they are beautiful in their own right. I’m grateful for smart friends like Laura
(we spent yesterday morning working on her Quilt Market Booth!) and Em
who share their thoughts on balance, motherhood, business, and craft, in a way that is meaningful to me.
And don’t you wish you lived in the DC area? Monday is Columbus Day, and we are going to party!