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Jadyn Makes: Purse

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Last night Lan woke at 2am…yikes. Usually when he does this I rock him a bit and meditate. This particular time I was a bit down because the previous day was filled with procrastination and too much tv. Come on you know you’ve been there. It’s a constant struggle to not waste my day and my kids’ day with tv, computers, iphone, ipad, blah blah blah. So, my meditative efforts were focused in this area of my life, and I was hoping for a little insight on ways to improve here.┬áIn the dark, eyes closed…I saw Jadyn sewing. Don’t know if everyone experiences things this way, but I certainly see things with my minds eye. A quick flash of vivid colors, almost electric, arranged to show a perfect image that is either unusual or enlightening. I interpreted this particular image as both unusual and enlightening at first. It had never occurred to me to teach her to sew. Being 3, she can really learn just about anything I’d be willing to spend the time showing her. I’ve always been a bit of an overly nervous parent. It will take me all of 3 seconds to visualize how teaching a 3 year old to sew could go wrong. Everything from a finger prick to the baby swallowing a needle dropped on the floor. I know…CRAZY. Nevertheless, I decided on it being a great idea and managed silencing the “crazies”.

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