The theme for this round of the Mommy Reality Challenge is to share a bad habit that you'd like to break in 2015. I was pretty surprised when I really had to do some thinking on this one to pick a bad habit- I'm not perfect by any measure but I'm feeling pretty happy with myself these days so I don't have a lot of drive (or the energy!) to change much in my life.
I think the one thing I'd like to do differently in the new year is to change how D and I spend our evenings after the kids go to bed. Before we got real (not dial-up) internet in our home in March (not kidding, there was no residential high speed internet on Kwaj until 2014!), we would watch some TV shows or movies in the evenings after the kids were in bed but those night would be interspersed with ones spent talking out on the porch, playing cards or scrabble, or working on little projects. Now that we have internet we have Netflix, which means that so much more TV is accessible to us and we're spending a lot more nights camped on the couch. We're sitting next to each other but not connecting like we used to.
In 2015, I'd like to have more of this:
And less of this:
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