Friday, December 1, 2017

Thirty Days Of Thanks 2017

1. Today I am thankful for a job I love and the knowledge and experience I have gained in the last 4 years.
2. Today I am thankful for song lyrics that say what I can't.
3. Today I am thankful for nights when I can fall asleep easily.
4. Today I am thankful for watching my children play soccer. I never saw myself being a "Soccer Mom", but I sure wear the title proudly now.
5. Today I am thankful that I didn't become a story that other people tell their friends, to scare them. I hate heights! #Cannonville #ISworeAlot
6. Today I am thankful for days when I can get everything done, even when it is chaotic. I juggle a lot on a daily basis and feel like I'm failing, more often than not.
7. Today I am thankful for hot sauce. I like spicy food.
8. Today I am thankful when my kids tell me stories about their day. It might not always be at the most convenient time. They might all try to tell me at the same time. The stories might go on for.ev.er. But...I'm thankful that they want to talk to me and that I'm here to hear it.
9. Today I am thankful for ice cream and parking lot lights.
10. Today I am thankful for family that lets me complain to them.
11. Today I am thankful for days of nothing. They happen once a year.
12. Today I am thankful for forgiveness. Patience. Kindness. Hope. Love. Future plans. #Leaves #F2F
13. Today I am thankful for one on one time with my kids.
14. Today I am thankful for time spent celebrating other's accomplishments. Straight A's is no easy feat. I'm proud of you.
15. Today I am thankful for the independence of my children and the fact that I survived toddlerhood.
16. Today I am thankful for the opportunities to watch my kids excel at things that they love.
17. Today I am thankful for being a single mom. It is one of the hardest things I have ever done, but it has taught me the most about life and love.
18. Today I am thankful that I am not really a single mom. I have a village and I appreciate them more than they will ever know.
19. Today I am thankful for laughter and togetherness.
20. Today I am thankful for living a life where healthy food is abundant.
21. Today I am thankful for a teeny tiny baby who isn't so teeny tiny anymore. #HappyBirthdayPeanut
22. Today I am thankful for opportunities to experience new things. #FishSpa
23. Today I am thankful for great food, great people, being surrounded by love...and WINE. My heart is full.
24. Today I am thankful for kindness that comes from places that I don't deserve it to come from.
25. Today I am thankful for cuddles on cold mornings.
26. Today I am thankful for wonderful surprises that I didn't dare ask for.
27. Today I am thankful for all of the children in my life, that allow me to love them.
28. Today I am thankful for comfortable shoes. I walked 9 miles during work today!
29. Today I am thankful for stolen moments and warm Big Hunk candy bars.
30. Today I am thankful for second chances. I generally close out my Thirty Days Of Thanks with some profound thought. But this year? Well...that is more than enough.

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