Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Who didn't line the cereal boxes up straight?!


Just about out the door. Running late. Hmmmm. Are there any nutritious and yummy breakfast snacks I can grab? Pantry door open. Looking.... No! There are cereal crumbs on the shelf and... I can't believe it! The containers are not lined up and the lids are not closed all the way!

mis-aligned cereal containers

Haven't I trained my kids and hubby better than that? Don't they care that I like to have the cereal containers straightened and placed on the correct pantry shelf? I should wake up the kids now to let them know, in case they forgot. Or, I should write it on my calendar to call them later and remind them, so that I am considerate of their sleep needs. Why weren't they considerate of MY needs?

Ok, get a grip! What is the goal here? Is it orderly pantries or valued relationships? Do I really want my daughters in therapy later in life because of a misaligned cereal container?

Stop. Check attitude. Remember how much you love the people in your life. Ok, NOW I'm ready for my day. :D

Wait, one more thing. Make note on calendar to "Check attitude before starting day."

-Deborah E
Jazz Singer
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2 comments:

  1. Ooh, it's like little thumbnail blogs! Perfect for when you're on the go.

    You know, if it were me, I would question how much everyone else values the relationship if they can't understand how important it is to align the cereal boxes and close the lids for me. It's not a difficult thing to do!

    (Says the person no longer in a relationship. Ignore me, please.)

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  2. Jacob -- Thanks for the feedback. Great point of view. Your straightforwardness is delightful. :)

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