Now is the perfect time

Photo credit Dairylea

 Stop the clocks, for now is the perfect time.

A time I want to capture and put in a bottle.

There is nothing out of the ordinary about now.

The boys are not being perfectly behaved.

The sun isn’t shining.

The rain isn’t falling.

The house isnt particularly clean.

There is a pile of clothes than need ironing that is two weeks high.

There are books and magazines unread.

I am many a stone heavier than I wish to be.

However, there is fresh bedding on the beds.

The sound of boys playing outside, they are playing football against the garage door.


There is food in the slow cooker.

A husband on his way home.

Veg growing in the riased beds and seedlings sprouting in the plastic greenhouse.

Cut flowers in vases.

Radio 2 is playing Roy Orbison in the background.

Stop the clocks, for now is the perfect time.


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12 Responses

Peggy | 10.18.12

I love that… Very inspiring actually x

Lovely. I couldn’t think of stopping the clocks while DD is 3yo, even if i had all the other things sussed. I’d need to wait until she was passed this ‘angry’ stage. Your boys look just about the perfect age.

Beautiful Jen, just beautiful.

Gillian | 10.18.12

Such a simple, perfect post. I loved this, Jen.

I know exactly what you mean, and often say that I wish I could just freeze time as I don’t want these moments to pass too quickly. x

notsupermum | 10.18.12

Oh wow, Jen that is fantastic. Beautiful post xx

Mama Syder | 10.18.12

Really lovely post, such a positive message, love it x

Julie | 10.18.12

Definitely perfect. What a lovely photo too. Juliex

Purplemum | 10.18.12

Wonderfully written and so very true.

Susan Mann | 10.18.12

Perfect. x

Wendy | 10.18.12

What a lovely piece, only takes a second to appreciate what we have

Kamelia | 10.18.12

Lovely post…It’s always about appreciating the little things. My Little Miss is 5 soon to be 6 and she is growing up so fast, as they say if you blink you’ll miss it.

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