“So, if you were to do it all over again, would you choose to stay at home? I mean, do you really think you feel fulfilled and all?”
The question caught me off guard. It came from a young lady very dear to me who is trying to figure out what she wants to do with her life.
To be a stay at home mom. That was one of the biggest decisions I made years ago, and the ripple effects have influenced the lives of many more than my own.
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So how is the story progressing? Rather slowly! I did get other important things taken care of–like taking my mom to the hospital. She is doing well now. Time is such a precious thing and as our parents age we realize more and more how precious it is! I did get several thousand words down, … Continue reading Urggg…
A few days ago I spent time in the local ER with my mom. She’s doing fine now, thank you. Some of her meds had been readjusted and her body decided to protest, giving us all a bit of adrenaline we could do without.
While in the Emergency Room, one of mom’s nurses came up to me.
“So,” She said. “If I die ten years younger than I would have otherwise, I want you to know it is your husband’s fault.”
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Last week, we celebrated my youngest son’s and my daughter-in-law’s birthdays. My “twins” born eleven years apart. In our home, celebration involves getting together for a meal and enjoying each other’s company. Continue reading “Come Eat!”
So, here’s the plan!
In one of the many writing books I’ve been reading, the author mentioned doing your highest priority item first thing in the morning, in that manner you mentally form the habit. In the book’s case, that meant writing.
I acknowledge the author is correct. What I tend to put first in my day becomes habit because I have made it a priority. I disagree, however, that writing is my first place priority. So, first thing in the morning, after yawning my way to my son’s room to make sure he is awake, I determine to have my devotions.
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