Ayla’s New Year Message

It’s New Year’s Eve! Most of us are thinking about the coming year, planning, deciding what will be most important, and dreaming about changes we want to make.

I woke up this morning thinking about those same things.

And honestly, feeling a little starved for some quiet time after being on vacation with my family since December 17. I need some time to think about 2016, preferably before it gets here.

Then I came downstairs and was greeted by a sweet six-year old, warm from her bed, who curled up in my lap, kissed me, and said, “Happy New Year’s Eve Mommy! Today is a day for spending time telling the people we love how much we love them. More than we do on a normal day.

Another kiss and hug.

I’ll get the time I need for planning and intending. Today, I might just be telling my kids how much I love them.

Happy New Year!

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Sara Marchessault is a coach, writer, and mom who helps busy women use journaling to create more space in their life for being productive without feeling overwhelmed. To learn more about Sara and her work in the world, please visit joyfulbydesign.com or saramarchessault.com.

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