Friday, 30 August 2013: One Hundred and Fifty One Days Old.
When I say Ayla helps me appreciates the good things in life, I really honestly mean it.
Not only does she open my eyes to the little things, but keeping this blog for her is a daily reminder to focus on what’s great in life.
I read a blog today called “Sometimes my blog is as superficial as Facebook” and for a moment it had me questioning my own integrity and the integrity of An Ayla A Day.
Sure, the journey into motherhood hasn’t all been smooth sailing; my hormones have given me some wicked mood swings, my brain sometimes feels like its a runaway train and there has been moments where I’ve felt like coping was a far and distant dream.
But when evening falls and it comes time to write this blog I choose not to dwell on the sad, the bad or the impossible.
When I look back on the day, every day, there are great, happy and beautiful things to focus on… These are the things I want to write about, the things I choose to remember.
Admittedly the bad days are few and far between, but I’d be lying if I said they didn’t exist. It’s just that Ayla has become my shining light and now every day I find something beautiful or positive to celebrate.