|(Panty hose on her head to keep her |
hair style intact while she sleeps...
oh the things we girls do for beauty!)
I really shouldn’t be here, typing, blogging.
I HAVE THINGS TO DO!
Friends often peer at me in confusion and wonder aloud, “How do you have time to keep up with a blog? I don’t have that kind of time!”
I spend less than an hour each week watching TV, if at all.
I rarely look at magazines.
I limit my time on Facebook.
I rarely shop for fun.
And okay, I’ll be honest… my floors are overdue for a good mopping, my family eats terribly, and I sometimes read blogs in the dark at bedtime as I rub my girls’ backs.
I make time.
I might be a nerd.
And yes, I know, I need to reprioritize. Badly.
The blog, however, is here to stay. STEP AWAY FROM THE BLOG, AND NO ONE WILL GET HURT!
Some of you are judging me. Perhaps rightfully so.
Unless you watch Jersey Shore. You have no right to judge how I waste my time if you waste yours on someone named Snooki.
An up-side to moving is the chance to revamp priorities. Several changes are coming:
- I’m quitting life as an accountant! Glory, glory, hallelujah.
- I’ll stay home with my girls!! (I plan to also be busy and useful outside the home.)
- We will test-drive homeschooling. Caroline will be ready for four-year-old preschool in the fall. We plan to simultaneously homeschool (using Sonlight) and send her to a two-day a week preschool. It will be a low-risk trial run.
- I hope to volunteer for orphan care in Mobile. I’m linking up with Lifeline Children’s Services to help with their initiatives in adoption advocacy, foster care, birth mother ministry, and orphan care in Mobile.
- I’ll be a better wife and mother. With my formal job out of the way, I can work harder at making my family feel loved, nurtured, fed,
fluffed, primped, tended, cleaned, cultivated, cuddled, kissed, coddled,… Ahem. Excuse me. My words got away from me.
- We’ll subscribe to fresh, local produce each month.
- I’ll write more.
- I’ll find ways to teach about Jesus.
- I’ll aim to relish life outside of my comfort zone.
And no, it’s not too early in the morning for a nap!