Celebrations don’t have to be big. They don’t have to be for big accomplishments or event. They don’t have to be big parties. Celebrations can be for things you love. Having become a wife and a mom has taught me a lot about celebrating the little things. It’s taught me to focus on the little things in life. Life has become a lot more fun by celebrating the small moments.Life has become a lot more fun by celebrating the small moments. Click To Tweet
With a 2.5 year old and a 2 month old, there are so many milestones that are continually happening. I love watching them learn to figure out their bodies and how to act more like a big kid.
- Rhys putting his clothes on himself or taking them off himself
- Rhys going #2 in the potty for the first time ever
- Evelyn rolling over
- Evelyn clasping her hands and bringing them together
- Evelyn sleeping 5 hours straight at night
Celebrating Physical Development
While I don’t have a preemie or children with physical disabilities, I do have a daughter who can’t pass a bowel movement herself. So, anytime she poos by herself, even if it was a scorch mark, we celebrate it. And, she smiles. (There will be a post later with more detail about her trials she’s had.)
Celebrating Learning & Personality
I love to encourage my kids. I think it is very important to do so. Not only do I celebrate to help improve my children’s self-confidence, but I genuinely get excited when they do something new or learn something!
- Evelyn being able to coo back in different tones and pitches
- Rhys saying a new word (even if the pronunciation is horribly mangled)
- Rhys tracing a letter of the alphabet
- Rhys recognizing his numbers and counting by sight
- Rhys creating something with his Legos completely from his imagination
- Rhys creating a new joke or game
Celebrating my Husband
It is very important to not only support your husband, but to celebrate him, too. We celebrated when Justin got a new job. I congratulate him on every good project, presentation, compliment from his bosses, and new assignment that he gets. I’m always proud of him when he accomplishes the goals that he sets for himself.
Self-care has recently become part a big part of my life. I’m learning to give myself grace. I’ve also realized in the past few years that one of my love languages is words of affirmation. Not just from others…I need to be able to give myself words of affirmation. So, I celebrate myself. When I’ve had a good day, when I’ve been productive, when I’ve worked out, when I’ve made dinner, when I’ve gotten a new freelance contract, when I’ve sold a different lesson plan, I celebrate. And, as a loving husband does, Justin will always celebrate right along with me.Make sure to celebrate yourself! Click To Tweet
What do you celebrate?
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Tayler is a motherhood and lifestyle blogger at The Morrell Tale. She loves raising her kids, Rhys (2.5 years old) and Evelyn (1 month old). She also writes about her time as a teacher, her Mormon religion, books she’s read, and recipes she and her husband have created.
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