I am enjoying some me time while I have my morning breakfast and iced coffee ( did I mention I like cold). The house is quiet and still. All my dogs are napping at my feet after enjoying their breakfast and all I hear besides the slow breaths of puppies is the fire crackling and singing. It is starting to snow so even the outside is….. silent. I love these quiet mornings where I can get things done and get farm chores done and can have my own time to think. There is something so wonderful about the quiet time we adults get to enjoy. Depending on your life you might get some more than others.
We have been on break from homeschool for a few days now and it has been nice catching up on things that needed done around here. I think the multiple walks in the intense wind yesterday helped with making the kids extra exhausted so I feel like I have a little extra time this morning. Our house on a daily basis is very….noisy. There is always a lot going on whether it be outside or inside. We have 3 young kids, 4 dogs , a very opinionated cat and an abundance of farm creatures. If the rooster isn’t crowing than our Alaskan Malamute is howling. If she isn’t howling than something else is filling the quiet gap. So when the house is silent I find it odd, a very unfamiliar thing. Trust me when I say I love it, it is peaceful it always me to get my day started. At the same time though it is also that…. silent. So I have to ask myself do you think a quiet house makes a happy life? If the house was always quiet what would be missing from it? What memories would we miss out on. You don’t even have to have children your house could still be filled with noise. Think if you didn’t hear your children giggling as there feet went running down the hallway on the wood floor. Or your family member that brings you your favorite dish to eat that makes your whole house fill with aroma. How about your friend that brings laughter and joy when they come to visit. Something as simple as your dog barking or your cat meowing as they greet you at the door. I say embrace the chaos of life. Enjoy that quiet home but also enjoy what other things life has for you. A little noise in life brings you some great memories. Since everyday is different and no two days are the same…. I say that the noise is a welcome friend.