On Sunday evening we had dinner early and went for a walk together. Usually the boys would have headed off and done this while I made tea and I wouldn’t have minded but I am being more mindful these days. More intentional to be involved to include myself in the adventure.
Having boys makes me acutely aware that if I don’t choose to hang out there will be a time that they stop remembering to ask me.
While we were there I did some commentary on what they were doing. It is just as it sounds – being like a sports commentator and describing with enthusiasm all that they are doing.
The boys love this so, so much. Of course it shows that you are really paying attention – you can’t make a comment on the moment they swerve to the side when you aren’t watching.
I love watching them grow, seeing their delight. I love the special moments The Atlas and I share when we see them doing something that is as sweet as all the good things we know rolled up into one moment.
I do love these boys, unashamedly – they are my delight.
This year I am making more of a conscious effort to have quality moments with my boys. B.M.W.B (becoming the mama I want to be) is my way of recording and hopefully inspiring other mama’s too.
Simple. Achievable. Intentional: becoming the mama I want to be.