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I'm one of those people who has "help." It all started as my little reward after starting a lifetime of daily injections for MS treatment. Then, after moving and starting a new job, I tried to make a go of it all on my own. And failed...miserably. Enter another cleaning lady and some organization to my chaotic life. I felt this great sense of guilt that I couldn't "do it all" like my mom always seemed to do. Sure, I wear many hats including working outside of the home, but so do many other people. I almost can't justify the expense. BUT...having someone else to clean the bathrooms and clean the windows gives me more time to enjoy my kids and do things I'd rather do. After reading the post on Simple Mom, I latched on to the idea we can't thrive if we are stretched so thin that we have nothing leftover for ourselves.
Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! Even if you don't hire help for your daily chores, take 5 minutes for yourself so you will have the opportunity to thrive.
Wow I am a terrible blogger, but read this!
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