My 3 year old was working on a 100 piece puzzle.
I sat back and watched.
For the first time, I didn’t get frustrated with his “mistakes” and I didn’t feel the urge to hand him the correct piece.
Instead of butting in, I intently observed and was absolutely marveled.
I could see the concentration on his face and the wheels turning in his brain. I could feel his intention to slowly and steadily finish the puzzle.
I realized quietly marveling at my children’s abilities is a way to be absolutely present with them. And maybe it’d work on myself too.
A daily practice challenges the person who creates on “inspiration.” We have to mother everyday, and ultimately, it is the daily grind that gives us perspective, clarity and the “high’s” of motherhood. I am exploring if the same happens when I write everyday on the topics that normally light me up – motherhood, self-development, healing and creating. Sign up here to receive those thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.
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