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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Morning Cocoa.

I've been trying to get myself up out of bed and ready for the day earlier than before. I used to wait until the last possible moment. Days with T and M, I'd wait until I knew their alarms were going off. Days with just H and E, I'd wait until one awoke.

This made for crazy busy mornings, especially when we'd have to get out the door for activities or playdates or errands. Usually making me feel stressed and half dressed trying to get out the door.

This morning J was going in even earlier for a very long workday and I got up and started getting ready and enjoyed my morning cocoa. I know I absolutely exceed the daily recommended portions of this hot and sweet drink, but I can't help it. These days I am hooked.

Moments later Miss E awoke and her and I spent some quiet time enjoying cocoa (well, I did at least) and watching the sunrise before the morning got away from us.

There's just something about starting the morning like this.

So much calmer.
So much slower.
So much better.

5 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

No better way to start your day.
Great picture of the two of you.

Love You All
Auntie Laurie

February 19, 2009 at 1:33 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

That sounds like a wonderful way to start your day. What a beautiful picture of you and Miss E.

February 20, 2009 at 6:47 AM  
Blogger The Lindahl News said...

Oh, the power of cocoa/chocolate!!

(I'm wondering how many of your readers went for a cup of cocoa after they read this post...)

February 20, 2009 at 8:01 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

Love the pic of you two! I couldn't agree more, when I wake up early and have some time to relax in the morning, it makes my day. There is something to be said about a stress free morning.

February 20, 2009 at 9:12 AM  
Blogger Patois said...

What a cozy picture of you two.

February 22, 2009 at 7:23 PM  

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