My two kids have decided to create little mailboxes outside of their bedroom doors. This morning they received a note that said, "Good Morning, it is National Fun at Work Day, how will you hop out of bed this morning?" Once they opened their door they found a hopscotch board lining the hallway. While I was downstairs making breakfast, I hear, "thank you mommy!" (I wish I could record those words sometimes!)
As they headed downstairs they found eggs, heart-shaped toast, and to really top it off, chocolate milk. My husband looked at me and said, "you know it isn't a holiday?" I then reminded him that it was time to get their little minds working!
Both of my children LOVE their school and their teachers so for them not to have fun at work during their normal work day would be out of the question. Once we got home... the real fun began! Thanks to some mom's help and comments, we played a board game at dinner time! Once dinner was over we headed upstairs to review our math facts to a hopscotch game. Once our math lesson had completed we moved to bath time! I sprayed shaving cream all over the side of the bath and began to give them a spelling pre-test! My son then replied, "this was the funnest day ever!"
As I sit here tonight I realize that this was an amazing day of work. It was fun! I enjoyed seeing a smile on my kid's faces. The cool thing that I am realizing about this blog is that I can no longer use the excuse I am tired or I'll do it tomorrow...if I post it, it needs to be done...and...I thank you as a reader for helping me become a better mom. I thank YOU as a reader for helping me continue my repurpose everyday.
Throughout my entire day, because of you and the blog, I focused on how I could make my day at work a "fun day." How could I create my classes to be fun, how could my attitude reflect an attitude of fun?
My husband sent me the sweetest text today saying that he cannot wait to go home and enjoy our evening together. Ladies, I know our husbands exhaust us sometimes, but make today a fun day to work with your husband. Make the ending of your day a fun day with your parents. Make the ending of today a prayer just thanking God for giving us fun! We are so lucky that we are given the gift to watch our kids enjoy having fun. Isn't it crazy how the pain of childbirth goes away so quickly? We are immediately filled with joy and overwhelmed with the amount of "fun" that will happen in the next several years of our baby's life.
My repurpose for today: Try to find something fun in everything, even if I don't want to do it.
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