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The best kind of busy

It's been a while since I've had time to blog.

It's also been a while since I've had to time to dust my furniture, or fold all the laundry, or catch up on paperwork, or go shopping or get my nails done.

Basically, it's been eight months since I've had time to do much past working and being a mom. And that's just fine.

Things are starting to become a bit more routine in the Brigle household. Kenlee is growing and thriving despite our protests for her to stay a tiny girl forever, and every day we are in awe of how blessed we are to have her in our lives.

It took a while to get to this place. And it took a lot of work. But we're here, and for now, life is good.

If you don't know it by my constant whining, Kyle and I follow very weird and conflicting work schedules. It's been very tough to adjust, and it looks like we'll have to keep adjusting to make things work.

But that's ok.

Because the one advantage to our weird schedules is that we get these wonderful stretches of time where it's just the three of us — actually, four of us, because we can't forget Rowdy. And since we are always spending time apart, it's amazing how it feels when we're all together. We seem to appreciate each other more, and we spend more time soaking each other in, taking one long deep breath of relief.

You know how they say good things come to those who wait? Well all week I wait for more than two hours of family time, and when it finally comes, it's better than I could have hoped for.

So yeah, I'm too busy to do the things I used to do. And too busy to have any free time.

But I'm busy being with my little family. And that's the best kind of busy in the world.


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