The illness thing really gets old quickly. A week of sleepless nights and feeling downright miserable certainly took its toll on my joy reserves, which were already low. I looked back over some of my posts on Joy and realized that sometimes, you do have to look at the snapshot of today... being careful to dwell on the positive things, not the negative. For example, my first thought when I saw this:
"Ugh, why won't you keep your barrette in, and what in the WORLD is so intriguing about my shoes?" Then, I took a closer look at that crazy hair and proud smile of hers, and I caught myself chuckling. She surely is funny. Cute, too.
Then, I hauled an absolute mountain of Little People's laundry to our bed for future folding. First thought:
And the day just kept getting better. I caught the girls quietly doing this:
(Which was just fine.)