It’s The Little Things

I am a worrier and it’s easy for me to get carried away with all my worrying and wondering about the past, present, and future.
On this day at the beach – I promised that I would enjoy the little things. They won’t be this small forever. I’ve been a mother for almost a decade already! Worrying doesn’t get me anywhere and it doesn’t solve any problems.
It’s the little things that make up some of the most memorable moments of our lives.

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We didn’t spend as much time at the beach this summer.  We were traveling in June/July and then we were settling back in the rest of the summer. I’m going to try to squeeze one more beach trip in before it gets too cold for the kids, which would be in the 60’s. The leaves are changing here and the temps drop at night, but during the day it still feels like summer, and I’m not complaining about it. This chick is not ready for fall!

There was a volunteer team out on this day – they were passing out nets for the kids and then filling the portable tank with their findings. We saw minnows, crabs, plankton, pretty rocks. It was a lot of fun!

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As usual, I watched them splash and play.  I did get in the water and take them out a little further than I let the girls go alone.
We watched the boats pass and wondered where they were coming from and what they were carrying.

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We tried to stay until sunset but the kids were getting cold and we were all hungry.
The beginning of the sunset was pretty amazing….maybe another time.