My children reminded me about a valuable lesson yesterday. All I wanted was the perfect picture of them. But, perfection is not attained without hard work, dedication, flexibility and patience. This is true in every aspect of life. You have to work for what you want. You have to fight for your own little slice of perfection. And their stubbornness showed me that. Because ...
I tried to get them to look at me - FAIL
I tried to get them to not hurt each other - FAIL
I tried to get them all to smile - FAIL
I tried to get them all in the shot - FAIL
I tried to get them to all say "CHEESE" - FAIL
But, then I tried to let them be exactly who they are - PERFECTION