Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Transitioning to Winter



I make no excuses. I am not a fan of winter. It’s getting cold, it’s getting dark, the windows are closed and I need to put on shoes and a coat to walk the dog now. Unless I relocate, this is the way it will be for the next 4-5 months. Adapt I tell myself! Easier said than done I answer back (in my head). I ask for patience for my attitude and my mood. 

Kids can be frustrated by a change in the seasons. We now ask them to wear more clothing, not less. It seems like they just stopped over-dressing and now we are sending them back for socks or jackets that they forgot or misplaced. It’s going to take time to get back on the seasonal band wagon. Patience is hard when you want instant results but patience is what we need as we transition from one expectation to a new one. 

Hang in there, deep breaths everyone! Change sometimes takes a little longer than we thought….

Contributed by:
Chris Gallant


" To exist is to change, to change is to mature, 
to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly." 
~Henri Bergson

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