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Sep 27, 2010

I let my cape air out some days

I mentioned about a month ago right after school started that I was going to do my best to not get overwhelmed being a busy mom and wife. I sometimes say these things and do not always follow through. Well I am proud to report that I have stuck with my decision and couldn't be happier! There are days that I leave some dishes in the sink until the next day. I might give myself a break by not cooking a made from scratch meal and throw something prepackaged on the stove (shocking for me). I have even taken a break from always saying "yes" to everyone. It's been good. I feel so healthy and mentally happy. I know I can't do it all and I make sure I let my cape air out from time to time. Overwhelmed woman does not live here anymore :)

Shelly, Mom Files


  1. I'm so glad to hear that! We really do deserve a break from being Super Woman all the time! Good for you - nothing wrong with buying that bag of frozen okra from time to time, instead of always washing/snapping it from scratch. Hehe!

  2. Good for you Shelly! It's a hard lesson to learn but an important one.

  3. Good for you! We are expected to do so much. Sometimes we have to say NO!

  4. Oh I have been bustin' out the NO card lately, too. I NEED time to focus on myself! Good job!


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