Sometimes we need to take a day to stop and smell the roses.
And if we aren't willing to make the time on our own, then maybe a little prompting will do the trick.
Incentive to take a day to "just be" came on Friday, when Reagan's babysitter took a day off work and we got to take care of her. We had a wonderful day!
We took time to make cinnamon roll pancakes. Reagan is stirring the cinnamon and brown sugar mixture to swirl over the grilling pancakes.
We took time to eat on the screened-in back porch, after Reagan graciously set the table for us.
We also took time to pick cherries. This year is going to be a great cherry year. No birds begging me to share with them means no worms.
The day wasn't going to e complete until we made a Mother's Day card for her mom, one of the best mothers ever! (Hopefully I'm not spoiling a surprise, but I'm pretty sure that card made an early appearance in Alicia's hands.) Reagan was so excited about making this. It isn't really a card, but actually an envelope with Dove caramel chocolate candy inside. She picked the stamps, punched out the shapes she wanted and of course colored her little heart out. I think she did a wonderful job! (She does too...)