03 November 2016

30 minutes

Life is funny. I currently have approximately 30 minutes before I need to leave to go pickup Mr. Levi from preschool. My crockpot is stuffed with a nice Fall roast and veggies and I find myself wandering around my messy house, unable to really get much done. I remember trying to make dinner with a baby in a bjorn, day dreaming a bit about how easy it must be for stay at home moms with kids in school. Now, I'm here. I pictured this moment, I thought I would delight in the alone time and thrive with my 30 minutes to run around the house and get everything spic and span before picking up my kiddos. Yet, I feel like I go crazy every time my little guy has preschool. Today, he literally said "Momma, you need to leave!!" In truth, I am so happy that he loves school so much and is comfortable enough that he wants me outta there so he can have his time. Georgiana was born my Miss Independent, and Levi is proving he's much more capable than I give him credit for. So... then there's me. I pictured myself diving into PTA and relishing in these stay at home school years, but truth be told, I am not cut out for this. I see the Instagram posts the hashtag stayathomemom #stayathomewife images of exercise and decorating and all things domestic (and beautiful, things I love). And by no means am I talking down about them, I admire them, but yet, they are not for me. I am a people person by nature. Yes, I enjoy my quiet Netflix evenings with a few (or more) nibbles of chocolate, but overall, I like my peeps. Particularly my little peeps. I jumped for joy the day I got to officially become a #stayathomemom, it felt like I had won the lottery a million times over. But, the thing is, I wanted to stay at home to be with them, and they aren't at home anymore (at least full-time)! I've had some friends tell me they needed to go to work because they were going crazy at home with their sweet little ones (who they love dearly!!), they are better mommas because they are working and that is what their team needs. Well, I need to go work because I am going crazy without my little ones home. I completely agree that life would be easier if I was able to get all the domestic busy-ness done while the rest of the team is off at work and school. I'm sure it would be super fun to meet up with friends or get into a better exercise routine, read more, etc. However, I do better under pressure, the meme about more cleaning getting done the 15 minutes before someone coming over compared to the week, may have been modeled after me. I actually enjoy a fuller plate. I do think I would be a stellar #stayathomewife if I was a millionaire, ha! I would be the hostess of the most-ess and serve on boards and give back and thrive. But, alas, even with a change of departments (coming in January 2017), I don't think Officer Smith will be bringing home that sort of check. So, rather than spin my wheels, spend way too much money and go crazy in the quiet house, I am about to do something a bit scary. I am about to say, "hey world, it's me, the theatre major with a great work ethic and pretty much no work history, what do you say about offering me a job? With hopefully a small commute, a 4 ten schedule would be dreamy so I can still volunteer in my tiny people's classrooms, oh and a job that I don't have to take home with me, what do you say?" Beggars can't be choosers, but I am prayerfully preparing for what 2017 will hopefully bring.
Time to step out of my comfort zone...

29 comments:

abo-bder said...



شركة نقل عفش بالرياض
شركة تخزين عفش بالرياض

T.A. Martin said...

For your next 30 minutes if you like.

https://www.amazon.com/Alive-Alaska-Journey-Toward-Light-ebook/dp/B01IRIQTHY/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1479308289&sr=1-1&keywords=alive+in+alaska

T.A.Martin

ركن الهدى said...


شركة تنظيف موكيت بالدمام
شركة تنظيف مجالس بالدمام
شركة تنظيف ستائر بالدمام
شركة تنظيف كنب بالدمام
شركة مكافحة حشرات بالدمام
شركة مكافحة النمل الابيض بالدمام
شركة تنظيف خزانات بالدمام
شركة عزل اسطح بالدمام
شركة عزل خزانات بالدمام

vikas pv said...

Hi
Excellent article.its very intresting and very helpful for me and others.include more article about this topic .
Thank you for sharing
Have a niceday
thank you

https://www.globalcompanyformation.co.uk/

anoop said...

nice

Crude Oil Jackpot Call said...

Nice post

Commodity Sure Shot Tips ## Crude Oil Platinum Jackpot Calls

Safal Trading said...


Superb article. Include more articles about this topic. Thank you for sharing. Thank you again.

MCX Calls In Crude Oil == Commodity Trading Tips

hitaakademi said...

Ankara merkezli sıramatik sistemleri kurulum ve teknik destek hizmetleri
siramatik Türkiye'de hizmet ve faaliyetlerini sürdürmektedir.

kaka small said...

Good post!we love visiting in your blog...we will come back soon.
สูตรบาคาร่า
goldenslot register
สล็อต ออนไลน์ ได้ เงิน จริง
GCLUB มือถือ

hitaakademi said...

Ankara merkezli sıramatik sistemleri kurulum ve teknik destek hizmetleri
siramatik Türkiye'de hizmet ve faaliyetlerini sürdürmektedir.

hitaakademi said...

Ankara merkezli sıramatik sistemleri kurulum ve teknik destek hizmetleri
siramatik Türkiye'de hizmet ve faaliyetlerini sürdürmektedir.

Choo Say said...

..Awesome! We’re looking forward your blog.
gclub casino
สูตรบาคาร่า
gclub

ركن الهدى للخدمات المنزليه said...


شركة تنظيف بالدمام
شركة تسليك مجارى بالدمام
شركة مكافحة حشرات بالدمام
شركة مكافحة النمل الابيض بالدمام
شركة نقل عفش بالرياض

văn ngọc said...

With hopefully a small commute, a 4 ten schedule would be dreamy so I can still volunteer in my tiny people's classrooms, oh and a job that I don't have to take home with me, what do you say?" nice blog!Thanks for share! http://edenrose.com.vn/nha-vuon-lien-ke-the-eden-rose-thanh-liet/,http://edenrose.com.vn/,http://edenrose.com.vn/vi-tri-du-an-the-eden-rose-thanh-liet/,http://edenrose.com.vn/gioi-thieu-du-an-the-eden-rose/

hitaakademi said...


Ankara merkezli etkili sunum teknikleri
sunan Haluk GÖKŞEN arı kovanı
eğitimi ile sistematik bir yapı sunuyor.

Take Assignment Help said...

Great Informative post that great opportunity to take advantage of earn knowledge. Thanks for the post! I am share some information of Online Assignment Help service for Students.

Alina Li said...

Escorts Service in Dwarka, Delhi

Escorts Service in Mahipalpur, Delhi

Escorts Service in Delhi, Mahipalpur, Aerocity, Dwarka, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad and all Over Delhi Ncr

Foreigner Escorts in Gurgoan

Russian Escorts in Delhi

Escorts Service in Aerocity, Delhi

Call Girls Service in Noida

Escorts Service in Noida

Bangalore Escorts | Anshikaapte | Independent Bangalore Escorts said...

Bangalore Escorts | 8147349718 | Independent Bangalore

Escorts

Independent

Bangalore Escorts


Bangalore

Escorts


Escorts in

Bangalore


Bangalore Escorts

Agency


Bangalore Escort


Hey Friends, Bangalore Escorts organization is increasing

colossal hullabaloo in city by giving their customer wonderful

and satisfying administrations, nowadays a few school young

ladies who wants to join our escort's office for some reasons. In

the event that you additionally wish to end up noticeably the

piece of one of the best escort's organization in the Bangalore,

at that point you ought to have couple of abilities which will

make you a section from some other escort's in the business.

There are millions young ladies who need to go into the escort

business eagerly and wish to profit. Bangalore is the center

point of value escort administrations.

Bangalore Escorts, Escorts in Bangalore, Bangalore Escorts

Service, Escorts Service Bangalore, Independent Bangalore

Escorts, Bangalore Escorts Agency, Bangalore Escort, Bangalore

Independent Escorts, High Profile Escorts in Bangalore.
==================

سماء الحرمين said...

شركة عزل اسطح بالخبر

Fernandes group said...

setup.office.com

Before you plan to install the Office 2016 or Office 365 on your device be it a Computer, Laptop, Mobile Phone or a Tablet, you are required to take few important steps on of them is to remove any existing Office installations from your PC. Just like the previous Office products, Office 2016 & 365 will conflict with the previously installed versions. So, it becomes necessary to remove the previous office files properly.

www.office.com/myaccount said...

www.office.com/myaccount

To Setup retail card please visit official website Www.Office.Com/Setup. Office Retail Cards allow you to download your security product from the internet instead of installing from a CD, ensuring recent versions.

Unknown said...

How to choose escorts in Aerocity, Delhi
Tag Mahipalpur
Russian Escorts Service in Aerocity, Delhi
Russian Call Girls in Delhi Aerocity
Air Hostess Call Girls in Aerocity
Air Hostess Escorts in Aerocity, Delhi Area
Air Hostess Call Girls in Aerocity
Exotic Hub of Beautiful Girls Call Girls In Aerocity
Fun With Hi Profole Call Girls in Aerocity Delhi
Russian Sexy Call Girls in Aerocity

Unknown said...

Escorts Service in Gurgaon
Independent Escort in Faridabad
Female Escorts in Surujkund
Models Escorts Service in Gurgaon
Female Escorts Service in Delhi

Unknown said...

Young and Teen Escorts Service in Agra
Indian Escorts in Agra

Unknown said...

hi-class-escorts
escorts-service-sadar-bazar

Κινητοί Τοίχοι - Movable Walls said...

Dear friend, may I ask you for a favor? I am presently trying to enhance traffic in my company’s blog, as this would increase chances of the blog’s photos to appear in “Google Images”; this is very important for our work. Could you please visit our blog and browse for a couple of minutes. You may even learn about a new product there!
Thank you.

BoB With Experience said...

Hey guys check out my blogs if u like Indian movies.

http://indianmoviestalks.blogspot.com

BoB With Experience said...

Hey guys check out my blogs if u like Indian movies.

http://indianmoviestalks.blogspot.com

BoB With Experience said...

Hey guys check out my blogs if u like Indian movies.

http://indianmoviestalks.blogspot.com