Monday, October 1, 2012

It's the little moments that make life big

I have 97 days left before I return to work. I love my work but at the same time I am very apprehensive about how it will all work out - the exhausting job and then 2 kids at home who need my energy, love and attention. 
So I try to enjoy every single moment I am home with them. And sometimes it just does not work! DD is grumpy, DS is teething, I am sleep deprived ... you get the picture. And on top of not having a good day, I feel guilty because I am not enjoying the limited time I have left. 

The other day I came across this essay from Glennon. If you don't know her blog yet, it is worth reading it. So I decided that the whole day does not have to be great, but just a few minutes per day will be enough. 

I made this layout of DD and DS clowning around in the subway to remind me of the precious moments....


Based on "My Creative Sketches"


Here are some close ups:
I added some flowers on the fountain for some more texture.
 


Thanks so much for stopping by!
All the best, 
Elisabeth

9 comments:

  1. lovely layout and a great reminder to keep things in perspective. enjoy the time you have left.

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  2. This is so beautiful! And that is such a precious photo!

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  3. what a sweet photo! It is so nice to remember the little moments like this...I love all the layers and texure you created. Thanks for joining us at MCS!

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  4. How cute! I love the dark red touches amidst all of the pastels... it really pops!

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  5. Fabulous page!! Thanks for playing along with us!!

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  6. Wow, bei dir gibt es so viele tolle Layouts zu sehen, da komme ich gar nicht mehr aus dem Schauen raus!
    Ganz ganz klasse!
    LG Yvonne

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  7. Wow!! sooo beautiful!! Thanks for joining in the fun at My Creative Sketches!

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  8. What a lovely layout - I especially like how you enhanced the fountain with flowers and I certainly needed the reminder about perspective!

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  9. This is great! Love the soft colors and the crocheted embellies!

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