I go into so many days thinking I will snap pictures of our entire day. I would love to capture everything we do so that I can tell a story through the photographs. At the end of the day I upload them, and this is precisely what I see, sometimes upward of 300 photos of this sweet girl with a random picture of a tree or an insect in the mix. While I wish I could say (and show) that there were quiet moments of thoughtful reflecting, or some sort of creative venture that I captured on film, this is our day today–and almost all of our days.
I have the most amazing girl. She fills my days with joy and tears. She makes me laugh and makes me want to pour myself a very stiff drink. She is a true nature girl. She is happiest out of doors, she hugs trees, licks rocks, rolls in sand, and watches animals in fascination. I have a hard time keeping up with her wild spirit, as do many of the children on the playground.
Some days I need to remind myself to appreciate these beautiful but exhausting days.