Thursday, January 23, 2014

Slow Down

Slow down mummy, there is no need to rush,
slow down mummy, what is all the fuss?
Slow down mummy, make yourself a cup tea.
Slow down mummy, come and spend some time with me.

Slow down mummy, let's put our boots on and go out for a walk,
let's kick at piles of leaves, and smile and laugh and talk.
Slow down mummy, you look ever so tired,
come sit and snuggle under the duvet and rest with me a while.

Slow down mummy, those dirty dishes can wait,
slow down mummy, let's have some fun, let's bake a cake!
Slow down mummy I know you work a lot,
but sometimes mummy, it's nice when you just stop.

Sit with us a minute,
& listen to our day,
spend a cherished moment,
because our childhood is not here to stay! x

Poem by Rebekah Knight at

I saw this on Facebook last night and almost died at how cute it is. I have to admit I think I do a pretty good job of just being in the moment with Radcliff. I just enjoy him too dang much not to be! But I know I can do an even better job at just being in the present. Just playing! Stop looking at Instagram or Facebook. Even if he's playing, he knows I'm checking out. I can't even imagine juggling everything a mother has to juggle with multiple kids and schedules and lessons, and I know that slowing down is just going to get harder and harder. But I think everyone out there can benefit from reading the words above, whether you're a mother or not. Just SLOW DOWN ;)