Archives for September 2011

Slowing down: taking the time to make some time.

living slowly, living peacefully | SimpleKids.net
There are only 24 hours in a day and an hour will always be sixty minutes; no more, no less. When we’ve been cramming too much into those hours it shows up in negative ways:¬†children get cranky, routines become rushed, and things just feel tense and wound up too tightly.

If only every day could move with the warm, peaceful pace of an afternoon at the seaside instead of the tic-toc, tic-toc and blaring alarms of the typical week day’s calendar?

What busy parent doesn’t wish for more time in the day?

While I may not be able to actually create an extra hour, I have found that I can give myself the illusion of more time. When life has been hectic, and things are starting to feel rough around the edges, I know that I need to take the time to make some time.

So, how do I create the illusion of more time?

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