I want to remember this second day of December for as long as I live. I might just believe I have experienced the best day of 2016 so far yet.
There are traditional holiday starters I strive to do each year. And I haven’t been able to cross out anyone of them at all today. Was it a bad December 1st? Not at all. The fact that I’m here writing, it says a lot about how December 1st was.
I had big plans in starting this month with a bang – full with holiday-related activities for my youngest, planning Christmas traditions, scheduling events and dates, preparing Christmas photoshoot outfits and all the other crazy things you think of when it’s Christmas and you have discovered Pinterest – but guess what, today has been another ordinary day in the everyday life of Aggie.
Since I loved this simple post for capturing what is my now these days, I figured I should do it again. To help keep me on my toes, I figured I’d do a theme edition every now and then, and this week I decided to focus on food.
I was missing from the stories I have written. Gone are the days when scrapbooking life’s “everyday moments” were easy. Whereas before I wrote stories from my perspective – how they enjoyed watching Lion King, and reading trivia books, and saying those unforgettable one-liners – these days, their stories are their own. It’s time for me to step back, and let them figure out which stories they want to keep, and which stories they want to tell.
#TellYourStory. That has been my passion for years, through memory-keeping. It doesn’t need to be in one solid form. It can be in any way you want. You just need to tell your story.
Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys. Let’s talk about what has been keeping me afloat at the start of the year.
Hello November (and hello blog)! It’s been a long hiatus and everyday I start with an intention to make time and fail. Now, I am sitting here, writing instead of tinkering with my phone. It’s hard to get back into the game so let’s start with the currently list, just because it’s easy.
Here’s a set of questions you can ask your kids about their perspective when you are concerned. It’s a great idea to ask this each year when they get older to see how their perspectives change, but doing it once is just as nice – you still get to capture how they see things – how they see YOU.
When I sat down to complete June’s pages – I was drawing a blank. I had dismal photos! In fact, I had more photos of things I saved from IG or shared with friends over Viber than photos I took myself!
It seems as if the month has gone by without me taking time to sit down and notice things. But I’m glad I’m all in this storytelling. I am committed.