The Heart Of The Matter

~a blog for busy moms

The Most Photographed Generation

We've all heard some form of the statement:

50 years from now, the most photographed generation will have no photos.

Stop and let that sink in for a just a minute.

The most photographed generation. No photos.

Just imagining that thought brings tears to my eyes. It cannot happen. It's not possible. I treasure pictures of my kiddos growing up in a way I can't even put into words. 

When you hear of someone with a house fire, what's the one thing they always try to take with them. Yep, their photos. It's all that matters.

Our photos are priceless memories. Every mama knows and feels that. 

I believe that's why our phones are bursting with the number of photos we take. We are so afraid of not documenting our lives, our children's lives. Afraid of not being able to remember these moments.

Holidays always make the memory keeping more real. More deliberate.

But what comes after? Do all these photos just get lost into the abyss of thousands of other photos? 

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Love is the Magic

I'm gonna keep this post short and sweet. It's the holidays and we are BUSY! Physically and emotionally exhausted.

I just want to send a quick reminder:

Don't forget to take at least a few moments each day to be conscious about what you LOVE about this season.

There are plenty of things to dislike for sure. But we all have those feelings of love as well.

Year's ago, when our local mall was a busy place-that just might date me, haha-my husband would talk me into going there with him. No, not to shop, but to just take some time to sit and watch the people. 

Yeah, I know, we all have our moments of people watching (airports, anyone??)

But this was different. It was as if he needed this time to really feel the Christmas spirit. There was an energy to it. All the decorations, Christmas music playing in the background and the general hustle bustle. Determined women, carrying their loot into the next store, the smell of spiced almonds at a kiosk, couples sitting in the food court and...

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