Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Is It Nap Time Yet?
I just need a second to catch my breathe. I need a restart.
Those days just happen.
That's just part of being a mom.
But sometimes there are other days when I am so self-absorbed that I want nap time or bed time to be here already so I can do my own thing. (Why is it that my kids seem so easy to love while they are asleep;). I'm tired of sharing myself. My body. My words. EVERY OUNCE OF MY BEING. I want to be in my own little world with no distractions.
I'm tired and I want ME time, darn it!
These are the days where motherhood has become a chore.
These are the days where I've lost sight of the importance of my full-time job.
These are the days when I think that I DESERVE my own space.
I don't want to just "get through" my day waiting for the next nap time or bed time so I can have "me" time. I don't want to waste the precious days I have with the kids I have been entrusted to guide through life.
I've found that if I try to embrace the times that they are awake, instead of resentfully biding my time until the next sleep, I gain back my perspective and am able to actually ENJOY that time with them.
Today I am choosing to embrace my life as mom.
These days WILL NOT last forever!