It happens every dang year. For eight weeks of the summer, my younger children rise with the sun. And then, like magic, the week or two before school starts, they finally figure out how to sleep past 7:00...just in time for them to begin getting up early for school again. It's like their bodies know they better settle down and get some sleep now while they can. Kids, man.
I, on the other hand, have been waking before the sun for the past couple of months, and I love it. I am in no way a morning person, but I am hooked. I want to write more about this whole process and how I have made it work for me, but until then, know that the early mornings are my new favorite thing. One of the small benefits I have seen from rising early is that my disdain for the outdoors is lessening. You've heard me say before how much I really don't enjoy being outside, but the early morning is winning me over. The photo above was taken last week, and I did not edit or filter it in any way. The outdoors and I are maybe sort of becoming friends. Stay tuned.
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