With the birth of each one of our children, I've had to relinquish a little more control; realizing it's better to enjoy the moment than sweat the small stuff.
In a house with 5 little kids, where house projects are a constant and painted sub-floors are my reality, my husband reminds me to "put your boots on in the barn". 

So in my mind I do that.  A lot.

Put on those {red} rainboots so I don't feel the crumbs crunch beneath my feet and I enjoy the fleeting moments I have raising these children of mine.  And our home - well, it's clean enough to be healthy, and dirty enough to be happy. 

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