I love the easy-going, slow pace of summer days.
While I am slightly Type A when it comes to get organized, filing away everything from last year and preparing for a new year, I still definitely enjoy just sitting back and enjoying the moment.
Yesterday I realized that I should have put, “Be spontaneous.” on the Summer Fun List. But, I definitely know that we do not need a list to dictate our schedule every day. So, be spontaneous was the order of the day.
Gabriel said that he would like to just go see a movie, and Summer and Ethan enthusiastically agreed. I decided that we had just enough time for lunch and a movie in between speech therapy and dental appointments.
The littles had a great time, and I was so happy that I decided to just be present in the moment, to be spontaneous and just enjoy the day.
Obviously, the day was all about whatever the littles wanted, so when they requested their favorite take-out chicken strips and French fries for dinner, I agreed. And, it was the perfect opportunity for me to create a salad for myself since Sean was working late. I opened the refrigerator, and the portobello and mango were just begging to be put into a delicious salad. I happily agreed. Wow…being spontaneous is so much fun!
If you have enjoyed the other Ice Age movies, you will enjoy Ice Age: Continental Drift, too. I love that there are still sweet, innocent movies with life lessons in them for my littles. This one had family values and friendship intertwined in it, and we all really enjoyed it.