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26 Things I’ve Learned in 26 Years

26 Things I've Learned in 26 Years

Today is my 26th birthday! YAY! I used to look forward to my birthday for months and weeks planning dinners and parties to celebrate my “birthday week”. Now that I’m a mom and insanely busy with life in general, celebrating my birthday seems frivolous and I honestly just don’t have the energy to devote to planning anything solely for me. I do always like to reflect on the years I’ve been blessed with and hope intentionally dream about the future, though. I think most of us struggle and go through dark periods. I think that we all wish that we could go back and tell our 5 year old, 12 year old, even 26 year old self certain things. If I could go back and counsel myself at any age, I would tell her these 26 things:   Spend time talking to God; even when you think He’s not listening, He is. You will slam the door in your Mom’s face every now and then but don’t ever go to sleep without telling her you love her. You will meet your husband on God’s timetable, not yours. Wait for that time. A good night’s sleep is the most important part of any beauty routine. But finding someone who can wax your nether regions and your eyebrows is time well spent. The ability to look others in the eye is a skill you MUST master. Being someone’s Best Friend is more important than just about anything. Most of what others say…