Finding You As a Woman and As a Person
Like we said yesterday it is so important to prioritize our schedules in order to find balance. There is another thing that we need to find time to fit in and that is time for ourselves. We need to make sure that we do not completely loose our identity and solely become mom. It is so easy to get caught up in the frenetic chaos of the day to day and realize down the road that you don’t even know who you are anymore. It is hard to relate to your spouse and your children as they get older if you don’t have a sense of self. Now this is not to be confused with a sense of selfishness. There must be a balance to this. It seems that we live in a time of extremes in this area. Either we think its all about me and sacrifice what is really best for our children for our wants or we attempt to become so completely selfless that we lose who we are. Find the balance. Make sure that you are taking a little bit of time every week as alone time. Whether that is taking a small amount of time during naps to read or just sit in the tub, or take turns with a friend babysitting children just so you can have some quiet time. And like we said yesterday make sure that you set aside time daily to spend time in scripture. Even when it is hard to fit everything in it is still worth the effort!
Listen to today’s podcast for more on this topic of mothering!