I'm not feeling terribly introspective. Perhaps all the time I've spent reading my counseling textbook is making me afraid of what I'll find if I look inside my head too much. ;)
I haven't maintained my housekeeping goals. Oh well. The dust bunnies will still be there and everyone has clean clothes and dishes. So what if those Legos are still taking over and are having a party under the table with some Duplos (probably teaching them naughty things because they are for ages three and up, don't ya' know? ;) )
Speaking of "naughty"... The Husband said something to *I* about being naughty and *I* responded, "I'm not naughty, I'm nice." I decided that perhaps we needed to educate the child about the definitions of naughty and nice and pointed this out to the Husband. The Husband went on to explain that doing something you're told not to do is naughty. *I* laughed and said, "I'm a nice boy." I think perhaps we need to find ways to enhance his comprehension skills. :O He's cute as a button and so very spunky and spirited.
Back when our eldest son was this age, I remember having a conversation with his Sunday School teacher, a kind man who always gave the kids apple slices for snack. I took his advice very much to heart. He said, "You don't want to break his spirit." So my goal with each of my children is to help them live in polite society, do the right thing and nurture their individual, unique and sometimes very active spirits.
Spirit is a good thing, mostly. It just has to be used for good and not evil. ;) Hopefully, the Holy Spirit is acting in my life and the lives of the little people sharing my DNA...and in other people's lives too.
Praying for spirit and The Spirit to be at work in all of our lives.