Giving Up Perfect Holiday Plans

I had plans. Perfect plans (so I thought) to start my holiday decorating and have a very productive day. We had just gotten our living room back to order after some renovation projects had finished. I was ready to start cleaning, organizing, and getting my house back to normal.

The gingerbread kits that we had purchased the day before, were at the foremost of my little guy’s minds. They wanted to decorate gingerbread houses! “Oh please mommy can we make them today?”  “Can we?”

I pondered for a few minutes, but without a doubt knew I needed to give up on perfect. Perfect ideas and perfect plans that really aren’t always the best, but just goals of my own making.

I decided to drop all my expectations of the day and spend time making gingerbread houses with the kids.

It was pouring rain outside and in reality, a rather perfect day for doing something fun with the boys…

>>>Click on over to The Better Mom, for the rest of this post, where i am sharing today about how I gave up perfect and found a better result in the midst of it all.

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