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Another Month Gone?!?

I almost didn't believe my computer when it showed that it has been almost a month since I posted! How is it possible? Where did the time go?

If you're reading this, my guess is you know the feeling. Since my last post we've had croup in our house along with at least three other viruses. We had Valentine's Day and a l-o-n-g President's Day weekend. We have been to several birthday parties and hosted out of town guests. It's also Girl Scout cookie time, so we've got that in the mix. (It took me about 3 hours to warm up after a very chilly cookie booth sale outside of our local Safeway grocery store on Monday!)

So long story short, I know exactly where the time went. It was spent doing what mom's do. I went to basketball games and swim lessons. And even though I spent my fair share of time behind the computer, it's difficult to squeeze in those extra few minutes to do "my thing."

It makes me wonder about the things we give up to be a mom. Some things deserve for us to take the time and they give us more energy and life. Other things are just one more obstacle to being the best we can be. So what are the things that you've given up that you need to take back? What are the things that you've given up that have actually made your life less complicated and more fulfilling?

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