Story by Holly Dignen
I don’t live in a gorgeous farm house. I don’t have it all together. I’m often struggling to comprehend that I am the mother and not the kid anymore.
My house is more a mess than in order… To be honest, so is my brain. But, my heart. My heart is 100% focused on bringing the magic into my children’s hearts this season and every season.
This season will be filled with baking, crafting, snowball fights, elf visits, hugs, kisses, and so much love.
I may not be a size 2 in jeans, but I like my yoga pants better anyway.
I may not be the model of fitness, but I’ll still get down on my children’s level and play hard no matter how much of a sweat I break.
I may not live in that farmhouse with my perfect body, perfect husband and my perfect kids… but I live in a single family home with a purposeful body, a perfectly imperfect husband who loves me and our wildly imperfect children.
My mind is on a never ending treadmill of thoughts, but I will step off of that treadmill to focus on what is most important, especially THIS season… and THIS year.
I’ll focus on magic, love, and togetherness.
Remember, you don’t have to live in the perfect house with the perfect people. You just need to live in a welcoming home (albeit messy most of the time) with the people you love.
That’s what this season is about… magic and love; not perfection.