Lately all we want to do is cuddle up in bed. And if it was not entirely deemed "unhealthy" I would eat, read, nap and then sleep all day long (if only...sign***). This past week has been hectic, with so many things to do plus caring for an 18 month old who constantly wants/needs your attention and pregnant well into my second trimester. I have been overwhelmed and exhausted. I almost have to "schedule" a moment of "silence" or "nothing" to collect myself and restore my energy. This morning I finally did just that. I postponed my morning conference call, canceled my trip to a few stores to purchase more blogging equipment and ignored any "mom duties" that could wait for one more day (i.e. iron my laundry). Stayed in bed longer than usual, cuddled up with Surah & had a long conversation with her about our new bundle of joy (insh'Allah). Allowed her to play with her favorite kitchen utensils (like that red spatula) for as long as she wanted and dressed her up to play some more in the balcony while I had some hot milk watching over her.
I guess it is moments like these that make up the quality of life. These are the memories that you both will forever cherish. Taking a moment, pausing in the rush of the day. We are all caught up with "what's next" and "what's more", but what about "what's now?!" and "What already is?!"
Happy Monday. xo