It's Monday morning and I'm talking through the day with my middle daughter. She's got to get dressed, pick up her room, pick up a sewing project in process, start a second sewing project for fair, get ready for work, work, and make cupcakes with her sister that are red, white, and blue for a picnic we are going to tomorrow. Increase the pace at which you read this because I do talk fast and I forgot to mention she was just eating breakfast for the day.
Her response - "Slow your roll."
I got really quiet and walked away and thought maybe that was a bit too much so soon. Then I thought about starting the school year with my new friends. While there's a lot of excitement to get going right away and there's a lot of energy for doing things just right and the to do list starts growing, maybe I need to "slow my roll". After a little internet research I learned "slow your roll" is a metaphor for "applying the breaks, calming down, and/or take it easy. I think those are three things worth considering in August.
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