Skip to main content

C'est la Vie: A Little Tired

Today has been a "tired day." I'm sure you've had them too. You wake up, but never really wake up. You struggle to stay awake through the afternoon and would rather lay on the couch than do much of anything at all. You eat things you shouldn't eat and that certainly isn't helping the situation.

Why are there days like this? Why can't this day happen on a Saturday when I can make some time to shamelessly relax? I'm guessing it's mostly because as moms we run our lives at about 120 mph all the time. We get up early, we stay up late, we keep our family on schedule and (mostly) on time. Sometimes our bodies just can't keep up with all of the activities we press on ourselves.

The solution? I'm no expert, just another mom who gets tired, but here are a few quick ideas that I try to find time for:

  •  Take a bath (think aromatherapy and a good book or magazine)
  • Turn down the lights, turn on some relaxing music, light some candles and breath
  • Give yourself a manicure or pedicure
And don't forget, tired can quickly turn to mean and ugly! So just take some time to rejuvenate yourself. Follow that with a good nights sleep (if possible...), and you'll be back to your 120 mph-self.


Popular posts from this blog

Mom Spot: Progressive Pioneer

Here is another blog I've come across in recent weeks. She has gorgeous pictures and her post yesterday was truly fantastic.

"Maine is pretty rainy in the spring.  And I lived in Oregon for awhile and it defines rainy.  So, a little rain rarely puts me in a gray mood.  In fact, this rainy, rainy spring we've been having here in Utah has actually made me feel quite cheerful!  Each rainy day has felt like something of a celebration."

Click HERE to read the entire post - you have to see the photographs! You'll also find all kinds of topics on sustainable and simple living. Enjoy!

Frisco's Wassail Days

I'm so excited to bring you the details of this family event in Frisco, Colorado! Nothing says Christmas like getting up into the beautiful Rocky Mountains and celebrating the holidays nestled in a cozy town with your closest friends and family. Fresh snow. Lighted trees. Sleigh rides. Visits with Santa.
And it all starts with the Santa Dash for Cash - a 1K "fun run" in which all participants must wear Santa gear! The run is TOMORROW and when you register at you will receive a Frisco Santa shirt, a Santa hat and at the end of the run you will receive a stocking full of goodies including Wassail Cash (the official currency of Wassail Days that can be used at local restaurants and retailers) and a FREE pass for a ½ hour of tubing at the Frisco Adventure Park Tubing Hill. What a deal!!

Wassail Days is going on all week long (Dec 3-11). Start a new tradition with this annual event that has something for everyone in your family! (And, if you can&#…

Psalm 16

This Psalm has been blessing me. I pray it will bless you too. Thanks to for making it so easy to share these beautiful words with you.16 Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.
2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
I have no good apart from you.” 3 As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones,
in whom is all my delight. 4 The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply;
their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out
or take their names on my lips. 5 The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;
you hold my lot.
6 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. 7 I bless the Lord who gives me counsel;
in the night also my heart instructs me.
8 I have set the Lord always before me;
because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken. 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my