happiness

Breathe, slow down, smile

The girl finished the last of her exams today – she still has “school” next week, but it’s all fun stuff like swimming and sports day. The stress of exam week is over and the kids can breathe, slow down, and smile. It’s been a hard week. Both kids really want to do well in their classes, both struggle with reading which makes it that much more difficult. The boy has excellent support in place at his school and I’m hoping the girl will get more soon as well. But they both work hard and learn lots and that is what is important.

And now.. some fun. It’s time for that. I’m glad that things can slow down a bit now. Happiness is found in the little moments and when we slow down we are able to enjoy those little moments more.

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2 thoughts on “Breathe, slow down, smile

  1. For some strange reason, I have been feeling like it has been a lousy summer so far. And then I realized that the summer is just getting started. Maybe it’s these long winters, followed by a “not quite spring”. One tends to get ahead of oneself to no particular avail.

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