There used to be these huge things in my life before motherhood and having a little business of my own.. :-) two bundles of joy, how they say :-) Like, the Easter, the holidays, the Christmas.. you know, the big things.. and the small one, like full moon, new moon - and let's not forget, day and night :-)
I am still aligned with the natural cycles.. (Although arguably the Easter happening is more man made than natural)..
I am, I am still aligned, especially my body is.
In the same time there are other cycles, natural to me now, that are in the spot light nowadays..
In my little family, it's superhero time already a few months - and while we went through the well-known Superman, Spider-Man, Batman and the more modern Ironman and Thor, we are now in the 'invent a new one' phase, where V is inventing a new superhero or two everyday.
It is fun and exciting to see what he comes up with and how he adapts what he sees on YouTube to make his own costume and see it as 'the real thing'..
There really isn't anything that makes me more forget more about the world than creating stuff.
Case in point, last Saturday Victor was away for the day with his best friend Cas and I was home alone.
And it was then that it happened:
Oopsy... today I was not able to make any video.
I was going to this morning but I couldn't.
I was going to make it after we came from the market but my son had a particularly challenging day today and he is still like totally glued to me.
He tends to do that when he does not like something - and lately he definitively does not like to go to the market..
I wish I could spare him that but it is not in the cards at the moment..
So he also decided to not let me do anything else today - and he is telling it quite loud and clear at the moment from my lap while I write:-) If I would try to make a vid I know it could get frustrating for both of us in such a moment, so I will not attempt it:-)
It's almost here!!!
When I proposed an April SHINE challenge that would bring us from the Winter Slumber to the Sunny Summer I had no idea that the winter will still be lounging in my garden!
But still, it is. It is snowing today as we speak and write and read..:-)
Thus I believe a Shining Challenge is totally in order. It starts in 3 days, on April 1st (no fools here, right?), and for most of us it will be right after we had delighted in all those Easter chocolate rabbits and eggs:-)
I am sure most of you can relate..:-)
.. (if not, much muchos muchos respect for you!!)
I invite you to become friends with yourself. If you are already, even better, think of how you can make this friendship even sweeter. Think, how would you treat a loved one if she/he would come to visit for only 30! Days?
I invite you to commit to yourself. From one Shining Mama to other Shining Mama's (and we have a few Shining Papa's amongst us, too!!) - I am honored that you go along with me on this journey and I applaud you for being willing to take the time for yourself.
So I have decided!
In the beginning was Greenz 4 Momz about the green juices and smoothies and the great things that come from drinking green. But little by little it became a symbol for a lot of other things, too.
It is about giving the green moms the thumbs up: green for green moms! Moms can be here who they are. I am so happy to keep the sacred space for mothers and mothers to be.
It's about giving moms the green stuff via my writing and videos. It's about growing and grounding and blossoming and being in the sun.
It's about me being of service.
It's about the green stuff and why we need it. It is what makes us grow. Inside and outside. It is liquid sunshine that makes us glow.
It's about motherhood. It's about green motherhood, natural mama. It's about being so close to the nature as it possible is on the Earth right now.
It's about Mother Earth. It's about what she gives us and what I am grateful for.
My blog starts with a brilliant idea of brilliant Tera. For (at least) 30 days I will write 10 things I love about myself and about the world. It is an exercise in gratitude which I want to share with you.
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