Sometimes you have to leave this:
And, do this:
Because it makes them so happy.
Chew slowly, Laine. Savor the playdough.
Aren't those scratches on our table nice? They're not all from projects like these. Some are from dinner time, too, when toddler forks somehow slide off their plates and into writing utensils.
Surprisingly, I don't care.
We've had that table for 10 years and I will feel lucky in 16 more.....when my nest is empty and I'm left with a scratched up table. And, memories galore.
Look how happy she is with her "bebes!"
It really is the little things.
I didn't say I am good at it.....but I'm learning.