I remember thinking when I was younger that it would be SO GREAT when I was in the “real world” because I wouldn’t have homework…I would just come home from work, eat dinner, and watch TV. What was I thinking?
What makes it even stranger that I thought this is that my parents would both do work from home. THEY didn’t just sit and watch TV so why I thought my life would be easier is beyond me.
Most nights, I feel like I am being pulled in so many directions. I want to spend time with my kids and Ed, I want to hear about everyone’s day, I want to blog, I need to do work, I need to write thank you notes, I need to catch up with friends and family, I need to sort through the mounds of mail and papers we accumulate, I need to make sure Hailey does her homework, I need to pay attention to the dogs and the cat, I need to clean, I need to exercise, I need to read the months worth of magazines I haven’t looked at, I need to pray, I need to eat, I need to respond to emails, and the list goes on and on…but really…sometimes, all I want to do is just sit and BE.
On another random note, I also remember being so excited about being an adult so that I would be able to buy my own bag of chocolate chips that I could just eat right out of the bag. I had lofty goals in life.