Wednesday, January 1, 2014

// PRESENT OVER "PERFECT"


2013 was a hard year.
2013 was probably the hardest year of my life.

I intend to make 2014 a better year.

There are many things I want to do in 2014.  I probably wont share them all here.  I feel like the more you share, the more likely you are to fail at it.  You put too much pressure on things and they break.

I intend to be present over perfect.  I get lost in the details of things and I don't enjoy them as much.  I stress more about creating the life I want than living the one I have.  This needs to change.

I want to be a better mother and girlfriend.  I used to be a good mom/girlfriend.  Somewhere along the line things got hard and I kind of gave up. I expect more out of people than I expect from myself and that needs to change.

I want to take more time for myself.  I want to get back into writing (thus the reason for this blog).  I want to do more art projects.  I want to scrapbook.  I want to paint.  I want to go for walks. I want to pin more things and actually do them.

I want to find a home for my family.  David, the girls, and I have been living with David's parents since September.  There were a lot of things that led us to the decision to live here for the time being.This has been one of the more challenging things we have gone through.  I am hopeful that we will find a place that is perfect for us (somewhere that feels more like a home and less like a house) and we will find it under the right conditions.
  
Well, here goes...