“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Lately, I’ve been thinking about what really matters. The daily relationships I have, moments I cherish, etc. I’ve really been trying to work my hardest to create lasting memories for my little family. I have two instant cameras stashed around the house so I am able to capture the boys when they’re being adorable, I’ve been planning little day trips to fun places we can explore together, and I’ve just been wanting to do everything with my little ones lately.

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Life is all about your experiences, and I want to give my boys everything. We’ve been reading more books, playing in the snow, and visiting fun places. I’ve learned to relax and let them explore new places – instead of hovering over them watching their every move, and man, do they love the freedom! 

They are starting to transform into such amazing young boys, and I feel so blessed to be able to watch them learn and grow each day. Levi is just the sweetest little nugget, ever. He loves giving kisses, loves following around his brother, and is obsessed with Llama Llama books. Wyatt is repeating everything, starting to READ, and is loving the snow!

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I’m also finding that putting time back into myself has made a world of difference. I’ve been exercising at the gym a few times a week, eating better, and treating myself to spa nights at our house. Just taking a few minutes to change my nail color gives me so much confidence and makes me feel great! That is something I wasn’t doing before – I was putting everyone else before me and wasn’t scheduling a single minute of free time for myself. And, that just can’t happen. Everyone needs that “me” time.

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And even though our days are usually pretty busy, I wouldn’t change a thing. Because every moment with these precious little souls means THE WORLD to me. And, William and I can always sleep later!

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What is YOUR favorite way to spend time with your family?