Saying Thank You

About a year ago, I went in search of volunteer activities I can do with my toddlers.  One of few organizations who were receptive to my kiddos was March of Dimes.  They said they were getting ready for their Macy’s Shop for a Cause fundraiser and thought it would be fun if my kids colored thank you cards for Macy’s.  They boys enjoyed it!  We even visited a Macy’s and thanked the Manager for supporting March of Dimes.

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What’s really cool, is that March of Dimes contacted us this year to do it again.  It drew into sharp focus what a different place my head is in right now.  Don’t get me wrong.  We volunteer a lot more now than we did a year ago.  But my focus is no longer on looking for things to do.  I’m so up to my eyeballs in busyness, I was almost worried I wouldn’t get the cards colored in time.

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I appreciate little reminders of how our lives used to be.  The opportunity to do something we used to do makes me feel normal again.

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