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The Simple Moments Are Not So Simple

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My husband and I don't get much alone time.
Between work, raising our daughter, and pandemic life,
there is little time for just the two of us.

I recall the days before becoming parents.
We'd spend tons of time together, stay out late, and take trips. Now we're exhausted by 9pm, and exotic getaways are a thing of the past.

We've learned to appreciate the simple moments.

Smiling at each other across the dinner table.
A quick kiss in-between my husband's work meetings.
Holding hands while we are grocery shopping.

Simple moments.

Little notes I leave for him to discover in the morning.
A hug when he finishes working.
Snuggling on the couch after our daughter falls asleep.

Simple moments.

Little things
that aren't so little,
because there is a whole lot of love.

Every simple moment speaks volumes,
and I'm grateful for those moments every day.


This was previously written on the author's Facebook page. Randi is the writer of Surviving Mom Blog. You can find her on Facebook here and on Instagram here.

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