Mama No Lick

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 This used to be a creemee (soft-serve for those not from Vermont) and now, it’s a glob of mushy, sticky, slimy goo.

Who eats like this?!  I’m pretty sure that’s a big ‘ole bite of cream-soaked napkin…

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And people ask me why I don’t share food with my kids.  Seriously.

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Mama Project: Paint

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My lack of time seems to manifests in different ways.  One of the many (many, many) goals I have is to be better at planning and implementing projects with my children on a more regular basis.  Usually the project is filled with anxiety (for me), laughter (for the kids) and ends with a mess.   But today, the project was nothing but bliss and pure fun, ending with giggles at the sink.  Did I really choose paint for the first project…?  

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Paint, paint, paint.  Little one had freedom to use fingers, hands and elbows.  We ended up using all the paint on this one picture.

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Having fun with my children and watching them enjoy a project I have planned provides me with deep satisfaction.  I feel like a better Mama and in turn, act like a better Mama.

The mess was so worth the time spent together!