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Mama May I Mindful Moments

You guys.... I Mommed so hard today. We were up. Early. And I seized the day - even though I feel like junk. We were at the park by 9:30 with water bottles and snacks for a few hours. We played. I sat. I played. I watched. We had lunch out. Ran an errand. Dropped something in the post box. Went home to refill water bottles and pick up scooters to scoot to the playground. We played some more. We helped a little guy who bonked his head. The ambulance came. I held his hand. My kids watched. I got to talk to some grown ups. We came home. We bathed. And took care of our personal stuff. Then they wanted screen time. And I said: you need to do something good for your brain; something good for our community; something good for your heart first (we already did something good for our bodies being outside playing all day). It was such an easier transition than "do chores". Community Service. I like the sound of that. I gave a list of examples (vacuum, laundry, clean room). Layla chose …

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