When routine blinds us


From one of my favourite writers…

Yesterday morning I was going through the routine. I was by the door, and since I knew that it would take the little angel some time to get into the car, I told her to get a head start. I pushed the button to open the door of the minivan, and went back to get the other kids pushed out of the house. By the time I came back outside, my little girl was in the car, in her booster seat.

In one smooth motion, I jumped in, slammed the door, buckled myself in, and was ready for the … driving routine to school. When I looked back in the rear view mirror, I saw my little girl in tears.

Slammed on the break. “Honey, what is wrong?” The sweet girl mentioned, “You didn’t notice it.”
My mind is racing. “Didn’t notice what, my love?”
She softly…

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12 Responses to “When routine blinds us”

  1. 1 Sue Dreamwalker July 23, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    Beautiful piece of writing, thank you for sharing it Jane.. 😀

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  2. 2 Clare Pooley July 5, 2018 at 11:34 pm

    How lovely this is! Thank you so much for sharing, Jane! xxXXxx 🙂 ❤

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  3. 5 ianscyberspace July 5, 2018 at 4:43 am

    Now that should tear up any parent. We need to give all the time necessary to nurture a child even when in a hurry.

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  4. 8 dgkaye July 5, 2018 at 1:52 am

    A most beautiful share Jane. Touching moments out of the mouths of babes. 🙂 ❤ xoxoxo

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  5. 11 davidprosser July 3, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    That’s about as powerful as it gets. And a tiny tot can bring an adult to their knees with just a few strokes of their fingers.
    xxx Gigantic Hugs xxx

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