There’s a phrase that I’m trying to break myself from saying. It tends to seep out of my mouth when I am weary and frustrated that my to do list is the same size in the afternoon as it was in the morning.
“I can’t get anything done today!”
Inevitably the reason that I feel I can’t get anything done on a given day has to do with the more in-the-trenches jobs of mothering. You know, the kind that leave you really tired and touched out and in need of a quiet room with a soft pillow.
Truly, those days aren’t easy. They can be frustrating. But I’m really trying to remember that on the days when I haven’t gotten anything done, I’ve accomplished some tremendous things. [Read more...]