Thursday, September 12, 2013

Gratitude


~ for beautiful late summer days

~ for the beauty found when I slow down and notice


~ for connecting with friends in a place I feel so at home...the woods

~ for conversations that make my heart sing


~ for slow meals with friends and family

~ for food from the backyard


~ for trusting my little man enough to let his journey unfold as he wants it to

~ for new adventures that will undoubtedly stretch me both as a mom and a person


~ for the inspiring people in my life

~ for moments of stillness when I can breathe deep and take it all in

What are you grateful for today?

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  1. Such beautiful photos in the woods. My family also loves to live and learn and spend time in the woods... have a great day!

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  2. "for trusting my little man enough to let his journey unfold as he wants it to"

    Nice one, mama.

    I am grateful for SO many things. But right now, it's for a book called "Siblings Without Rivalry." It's amazing how someone can set out with strong intentions to be a really good, conscious parent and still need help along the way.

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    1. Thank you. Such a rewarding process to watch it all unfold.

      We all need help along the way :)

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  3. Beautiful post...

    I'm grateful for children that bring calm to my life by their mild temperament and their obvious old souls and for a husband that is with me in every step of our parenting adventure.

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    1. Thank you. Such wonderful things to offer your gratitude for xo

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  4. I love this post! It has opened my mind to all the beautiful things I have to be grateful for. I especially love "for new adventures that will undoubtedly stretch me both as a mom and a person."

    Stef @ C'est Si Bon

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  5. Such wonderful pictures.
    I am grateful for being able to be home with my boys, and need to remember this during our trying times.

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    1. Thanks Rosemarie. Such a lovely thing to be grateful for, I too offer gratitude for that regularly :)

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  6. Every night we talk about what we are grateful for at the table. Right now it's mostly me saying things but the girls and D try. We've been doing this since January and it's interesting to see how it changes.

    I am grateful for the cloudy weather we've had. That there was not a rattle snake in our house last week even though we found his skin by the chimney and that i have to opportunity to help my children learn at their own pace.

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    1. It is lovely to express gratitude with our children. Reece and I do it before bed, he tells me and I write it down for him in his journal.

      A rattle snake..yikes!

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  7. Oh the beauty of slowing down to notice! My favorite by far :)

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  8. Love love love this. That last photo is brilliant. I stopped today to catch my breath, then allowed it to slow so I could really feel it. It brought clarity, and a new sense of gratitude in that moment too xx

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    1. Thanks Elisa :) Amazing what a moment and a deep breath can do xo

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  9. Stretching as a mom and a person. Sometimes that can bring challenges, but they seem to be the best kind...the ones that bring us even closer to our true selves. Such lovely photos my friend. I hope you all have a beautiful weekend.

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    1. Yes, that is exactly what it will do, and I am looking forward to the growth.

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  10. Beautifully spoken, Kim. Sometimes I need to stop and notice more....just always feel like I'm in such a rush! Great reminder to slow down now and again.

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    1. Thank you. The stop and notice is hard, but when I remind myself to do it I am never disappointed.

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  11. i really like this list. it's really those little moments that make this life. so good.

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    1. Thank you. Yes, the little moments, but we have to make sure to slow down long enough to see them :)

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