Sunday, December 1, 2013

48/52: Me Time


A portrait of my family once a week, every week in 2013

Bella: Relaxing on the last day of spring with a green smoothie.

There's nothing selfish about taking a little bit of me time after a long week. Be kind to yourself, rest when you feel the first symptoms of exhaustion. Drink green smoothies and recline in the shade. You deserve it. x

~Joining Jodi and friends~ This week I am drawn to portraits that reflect my own personal sense of calm. Tamika and Jarvis have a quiet cuddle together; Eulalie patiently paints whilst Marguerite kicks back; and Ronnie's beautiful family sink into a soft green lounge.

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"Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort."
-Jane Austen

Love Bella

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4 comments:

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    1. How sweet, Jodi. I needed it this weekend. Thankfully, my body has rebounded with renewed energy, my thoughts are clear and there are plans for summer travel in the works… We live a blessed life, hopefully our family will grow so we may share it with our future children. x

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  2. It was a long, hard, emotional journey for Justin and I before Jarvis arrived. I often punished my body for failing me/us. I wish I had your way of thinking to nourish and relax instead.

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    1. It's not always nourish, rest, relax, stretch and being kind to ourselves. Take this week for instance… Each night we've worked past midnight, awoken before 6AM and struggled through the days.
      I need a break. The weekend cannot come soon enough.
      I'd love to chat more about your journey to Jarvis… xx

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