Tuesday was packed to the gills.
My dad wasn't able to do his usual babysitting time and the day was full of coaching sessions, a business accountability group I wanted to be present for, and managing the older kids' online learning.
I happened to be up early and our 2 year old was occupied for the moment.
In long johns and a sweatshirt, I cleared a spot on the living room floor for my trusty yoga mat.
I pushed away a couple dozen Hot Wheels 🚗, a racetrack 🚙, paperbacks 📖, laundry (folded and unfolded) 👕👖, scattered game pieces 🚂 and a freaking ottoman. 🪑
I pulled up Yoga With Adriene on the tablet.
And, as Adriene always says, I found what felt good.
I was surrounded by crap and interrupted at the end by a 2 year old laying on top of me (WHY do they always want to do this?!), but I did it.
[Here's a video of my yoga essential for moms if you want to see.]
Friend, the perfect time for self care will almost NEVER just ~happen~.
A moment for yourself is still worth making time for, even in the middle of all your crap. :)
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