The Years are Short

 Gretchen Rubin has just released a short video about the value of time spent with our loved ones.   “The days are long, but the years are short.”

As a working mom,  it struck close to home.  I’m often so busy trying to squeeze time to be THE superwoman and often forget that for my son, all I need to do is be his mom. 

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Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. ~Meryl Streep

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6 Responses

  1. hi! just blog hopping 🙂

  2. i love what you wrote about being a mom. i’ve had similar realizations too and yet i need to be reminded all the time. stumbling on your entry came at a good time. thanks!

  3. Thanks for sharing this video. It struck me too how we take the time we spend with our kids for granted.

  4. How true. Thanks for sharing the video.

    Btw, i’m inviting you to share your thoughts about this topic > http://www.mommastuff.com/?p=176

    N!cE
    http://www.nicemorning.net
    http://www.mommstuff.com

  5. what a powerfully moving video…
    thanks for sharing it!

  6. […] which she lists what she has learned over the years.  The most profound for me, aside from “The days are long, but the years are short”,  is “You can choose what you do; you can’t choose what you LIKE to […]

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