Let's see, today is the 26th so how about 26 gratitudes? I'm completely serious. We all have plenty to be grateful for if we are willing to look. Here goes my 26...
I'm grateful to wake up to an alarm next to my husband rather than a child's wail or on the floor of an up-all-night kiddo.
I'm grateful for my kiddos both sleeping decently well last night.
I'm grateful for our home that allows us plenty of space and also plenty of togetherness.
I'm grateful for our neighborhood and the nice features like a short, private walking trail.
I'm grateful for my family's shared love of nature.
I'm grateful for all we teach each other every day.
I'm grateful for love and laughter shared.
I'm grateful for friends.
I'm grateful for the connections I have made that have lasted most my life.
I'm grateful for new friends that have shared interests or journeys and all the support we gain from each other.
I'm grateful to live in an area full of amazing activities and support networks.
I'm grateful to have a wonderful public library system.
I'm grateful the library is reopening for drive-thru book checkout this week.
I'm grateful for the abundance of books they offer and that we have at home already.
I'm grateful my girls love books as much as I do.
I'm grateful to be "simple".
I'm grateful to unwind with a book or word search.
I'm grateful to take some time to get back on an exercise routine.
I'm grateful to listen to my daughters' needs and give them some extra time today, finding new games and new songs to dance to to bring us together.
I'm grateful for the book "Love You Forever" and how accurately it can depict some days with small children.
If I'm counting right, I already have 20. Let's see...
I'm grateful for a monitor that allows me to listen to my girls sleeping in their rooms from anywhere else.
I'm grateful for some quiet time as they nap.
I'm grateful for the beauty they have brought to my life and the whole new level of love that I have experienced.
I'm grateful for my dog and all she has gone through with me.
I'm grateful she has her medicine back and can enjoy her days.
I'm grateful for this blog that keeps me accountable for focusing on gratitude and giving something positive back to the world for all the blessings I have received.
I hope that you have found some gratitude in yoru day as well. Have a beautiful day!