This morning, I was thinking about something my Dad told me a very long time ago. My Dad was someone who didn't talk a lot, but certainly had some good advice when I needed it. My husband told me after my Dad passed that he used to admire that my Dad didn't always speak loudly but spoke volumes with his eyes. I love that!!! So, what my Dad told me was this: when life throws you a curve ball, hit it out of the ball park. I'm not sure why I was thinking about this today, but I really love that piece of advice.
I wish I followed it more. I tend to initially freak out when something goes astray, but then after I sit and think, I listen to my more sensible side and I learn to relax. Life is FULL of curve balls. Things rarely go as planned and I am learning, that is okay. When things happen, it may not be our plan. It is part of a bigger plan that we may never understand. I have learned that we have to accept it and make the best of the situation.
I hope that I am able to teach my daughters to accept curve balls. I see how they react when things don't go their way, not pretty!!! I know this is part of childhood and learning. As they get older and more mature, I want them to be able to go with the flow and adapt to any situation. How do you teach that skill? For now, I will pass on my Dad's advice and hope that they take it to heart.
So, my thought was to do something fun for my Friday blogs. I am going to try doing what I call Fabulous Friday Finds. I will put up a link to a site or to an item that I think is fabulous. If you'd like to add something, please leave a comment. This could be really fun and a great way to share some fabulous finds.
Here is my first Fabulous Find. I hope you enjoy! Have a wonderful Friday!!!
This is a great site with tons of fab resources. We can all use a little help when it comes to finding ways to save money. I think moneysavingmom.com has wonderful advice and is certainly worth looking at. Take a peek and who knows, maybe you'll find your frugal side.
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. ~ Maria Robinson
Hi I'm Jen, married to my best friend for 15 1/2 years and a Mom to 3 beautiful, energetic girls. This blog is about life, learning to live with Grace and Girls Raised In The South (GRITS). Thanks for spending some time in my small part of the world! I hope you find a story you can relate to and you'll want to come back!
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