I was thinking about my ideal day would look like the other day. You know since Mother’s Day is on the horizon. Probably thought about what my day would look like in between loading the dishes and stepping over the laundry pile and getting ready to drive to volleyball.
When I had a moment I collected my jumbled thoughts in to this list. My ideal day would have the following elements…
- sleeping late…I must admit I get to sleep a little later these days now that the children are older. One of the many perks of not having a baby or a toddler or a preschooler
- breakfast in bed prepared by a kid or two. My teen has passed the “making breakfast for mommy” mantle to the tween. The teen once made chocolate donuts for me…from scratch. No deep frying involved thankfully. She poured chocolate syrup on a handful of Cheerios. It was very creative! I will eat anything the kids prepare…dry cereal and cup of water, bread without butter and a banana, or my favorite breakfast in bed meal…a yogurt and juice box.My tween knows how much I love yogurt. The tween and kid will eat anything I don’t eat. My breakfast tray is as likely to contain a Rice Krispie treat as a bagel and cream cheese.
- me time during the special day to sleep in (see above) or read a book or just watch TV during the day. Is there anything more decadent than catching a movie or a TV series that you like during a time you could be busy with something?
- a dining experience that does not involve being anywhere near the kitchen
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