I don't know about you but I need a "ten minutes for me" break during the day! Not that I always get it, but when I do it certainly helps me keep my sanity and helps me be a better mommy and wife. I think it's a lot easier for me to keep my cool about the little things when I feel refreshed and calm and not harried and stressed out. I think Brad likes me a lot better that way too.
There's a lot of things I'd like to do with some extra time. It would be nice to read a chapter in my latest book, work on a scrapbook layout, edit some pictures, or catch up on my favorite blogs. Lately, Brad has been helping me out and taking ER out for a bike ride so I can exercise.
While not exactly the me time I dream about, it does help me stay in shape and with my diabetes control and for once I get to watch something on TV that does not involve singing animals or pets who rescue.
Sadly, with everything going on in our crazy lives, my personal "time out" usually means a quick cat nap, which I don't even get to take by myself! I think ER is permanently glued to my side, and while I know this will change and I'll miss it one day. Sometimes all I want is ten minutes of preschooler free personal space!
What would you do with ten extra minutes to do whatever you want?
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