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No regrets

This week has been one of those weeks. I feel as though each day has been a day that tests my patience and is filled with disciplining my children instead of having fun with them. There have been moments where I just wanted to stop and cry - or at least scream aloud, "Why?!"
I don't need to get into the details of all this week has involved. As parents, we've all had these weeks. Perhaps you're going through this week, too.
Right now, in theory, my kids are napping (although there monitors are telling me it has yet to become reality).  I'm hunkered down in my bedroom trying to rebuild my sanity to make it until bedtime. As I've been attempting this, I came across Finding Joy's blog and 20 Things to Not Regret Doing With Kids
Wow! This is exactly what I needed to read today. It's not just about missing out on the hugs and kisses, but also not regretting the choices you make as a parent - even when others are doing something else.
Thank you, thank you for this excellent post. I couldn't have stated it better.
*No goods, services or money was exchanged for the recommendation in this post.

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