Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Unexpected Gifts

Today was a challenge.   

A few weeks ago, I snipped open a bag of bok choy for my stir fry, and found a small bunch of yellow flowers sprouting from one bunch.  At dinnertime tonight, my almost two-year old wanted nothing else than for me to wrap him up in a blanket, and sing to him while dancing around in the kitchen with him  in my arms.  I gladly postponed sitting down to eat for as long as he was happy to dance with me.  After a day in which my children required much more patience than I was willing (perhaps able?) to give, this moment was the unexpected cluster of flowers in my dinnertime chaos.  

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