Learning to Balance

When I first found out I was pregnant one of my biggest things I told myself was that I would balance work and home stuff much better. I had a tendency to head into work on the weekend as well as bring home projects throughout the week. By the time spring arrived I was more than burnt out with teaching and even contemplated a new career when I got let go due to the budget cuts.

But after a few months of job hunting I realized that learning to balance work and home was something I’d have to do no matter where I worked {for the most part}. It was something that I had not yet actively tried to work on, making me tired, frustrated and ready to walk out on something I know I’m really good at.

Once I got my job back i told myself I would work on balancing better to feel more mentally rested, but perhaps more importantly enjoy quality time with friends, Jake and our growing family. Although this is still a work on progress for me, I do have to say that overall I’m metal feeling “lighter” and although I know that the work load hasn’t lessened in the slightest, I’m enjoying work AND free time more.

It will always be there tomorrow…

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So no work for me this weekend…Time to enjoy lots of family an friends at out baby shower in California.

I’ll get to the pile on my flight back home not a minute before I finish enjoying my book.

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