Search

BEDTIME COUNT DOWN...



I have a confession to make. I love my children deeply, BUT I count down the minutes until bedtime. By 5 PM I am just DONE. I am done wiping butts and making one million snacks. I am done refereeing squabbles and trying to find activities they can do together. I am done being patient and using my calm voice. I am done entertaining and cleaning up messes. It has been literally 12 hours since my day started and I just need a break. This mama gig is 24/7 y’all and it is exhausting all of the time. So yes, I love my children, but I also love me some #metime. And when 7 PM rolls around I get at least 2 hours (maybe…) of time to myself. And it is BLISS. Binge watch Netflix while eating ice cream in bed? Check. Read actual books? Check. Sleep? Sometimes. Whatever the hell I choose? Check.

I used to be plagued with #momguilt about this. But you know what? My children do not have to be everything to me all of the time. I was a person before I made tiny humans, and I get to be a person now that I spend my days raising them. Do I make sacrifices all of the time? Yes. But do I also have permission to take care of myself? Hell yes.

So here is to #metime mamas. Let’s remember we need it and let’s prioritize it. Comment below and tell me how you spend your few hours of uninterrupted bliss?

0 views0 comments

IN CASE YOU FORGOT

Remember, you were never created to do it all and you were never created to do it alone.

LET'S BE FRIENDS

STAY IN THE LOOP