So about a week or so ago I was digging in a file in my filing cabinet looking for something and I stumbled upon some letters that a friend and I had written back and forth to each other a few years ago . . . you know, using snail mail. I am not sure why I kept these few letters because we had written a lot but, nonetheless, there they were so I read them.
We were talking about how women tend to try to take everything on themselves and expect too much of themselves. They try to be Wonder Woman.
I remember when we were discussing this and I was totally guilty of it. Probably still am but any-who . . .
Over the years I have tried to not think that I have to do everything but it is hard. I want to have a clean house. I want to have healthy, home made meals every night. I want to be at all my kids activities. I want our business to be successful. I want . . . it all and I think that I need to do it all. I have to say that I think I have relaxed somewhat in this.
Well 2 weeks ago I took another HUGE step in not expecting everything out of myself. I did something that I NEVER thought I would do.
I hired a house cleaner!!!!!!
And I love it!
And it is awesome!
And I am totally trying to not feel guilty over it!
Because having a newborn, keeping up with 3 kids school schedules and homework, and running a business is A LOT of work. And this is one step in helping me not take on everything.
And they come back tomorrow.
And I am soooooo excited!