Thursday, January 28, 2010

Sacrifices...

What are you willing to sacrifice to make your life better?

As mothers we face judgments on a daily basis, we face inner personal struggles. We question our decisions, wondering if we are in fact making the best choices for our family, for ourselves. Or at lease I do!

Keeping all the balls in the air is hard...

I recently had a review for my "day job" and the review reflected poorly on my inability to be more flexible. Flexible to work varying hours if need be, to work nights sometimes, or weekends. The overall review was fabulous, but this one aspect bugs me to the core. C.O.R.E.

I am a mother, I sacrifice 35 hrs a week for this job. I miss out on many "firsts" that I will never get back, many stories are told second hand. Many falls, and booboo's are soothed by someone other then me. I gave birth to this child and someone else is telling me about new things she has done. This crushes me, really it does.

I make this sacrifice so that we are financially stable, and can afford to give Charlotte a better life. HOWEVER, I am unable to give more of my time. Because of this, my career suffers.

I ask you how is this so. At what point can we give no more, at what point are we giving enough? Finding this balance is hard, expectations are high.

Have any of you dealt with this? Please share...

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