We are all spending more time at home during this pandemic event. This has caused me to reflect on time in general. Does it feel like you have more time? Or less - because of all the chaos of having the whole family under one roof? Some days go by very slowly because of the monotony and other days fly by from one activity to another.
I'm trying to be more intentional with how I spend my time because I want to make the most of this unprecedented situation. But with so many competing activities - like reading a new book on your Kindle, watching a TED talk or learning a new skill on YouTube - how do you determine what should rise to the top?
Every mom has a million tasks floating around in her brain. We are master multi-taskers. Typically we are the ones that make sure the kids have their library books packed for school, there is milk in the fridge, and the photography session is scheduled with enough time to order the Christmas cards and not have to pay for expedited shipping. Some work at home with the littles; others work at the office and tackle the to-do list after they get home.
But we all have two things in common: the desire to do all the things and the need to protect our babies (whether they are 3 or 23).
So many moms have told me that they've thought about making...