Friday, July 2, 2010

Never Enough

Sometimes I feel as though I'm just barely getting by. There is...

barely enough clean laundry.

barley enough food in the pantry.

barley enough organization in the house to make it presentable.

barley enough time to workout.

I want so much to be a good mom, wife, housekeeper, employee but most of the time I feel like I'm running to stay ahead of the bear that will certainly take me down at any second if I slow my pace to breath.

7 comments:

Rebecca said...

That crap doesn't matter...are you kids happy and healthy? If so, job well done...the rest can come later!

For the Love of Naps - Sarah said...

I told myself this summer I was going to let go of some of the expectations on keeping the house all clean. I am just maintaining right now..and even though I get anxious at times - I just remind myself that I am taking these couple months to focus on the boys. So if we live out of laundry baskets and things aren't presentable for people to come over...then meet them at the park :) Life ebbs and flows and soon enough you will have a moment, just a moment, where you feel caught up. You are a great mom for caring to want to be all those things! Give yourself a break and take your shoes off and walk through the grass...forget the crumbs on the kitchen floor!...basically what Rebecca said - but in my rambling way!

Laura said...

I'm just going to second (or third) Rebecca too. No mom guilt - don't do it!

Shell said...

Wow, can I relate to this. I feel like I'm always just barely getting by.

Danifred said...

Hang in there... do what you can, when you can. The little stuff can wait and will always be there. Enjoy those boys ;)

Danielle said...

Visiting from the Lady Bloggers Tea Party! I can totally relate. Just remember no one cares if the house is clean and the laundry is done on time, the only thing that matters is the time you spend with your family and for yourself, everything else will fall into place. I know. Way easier said than done. Hang in there!

Miss. Candy said...

What I didn't hear you say is there isn't enough laughter and fun. So that tells me that you must be having fun instead of doing all the "wifely" things. Who cares if your house is in order or things are clean? Looking at your posts and pictures tells me you are doing what matters...enjoying LIFE! That is what is important!! Your kids/family will remember good times, fun times, look at the pictures you have taken and smile. Don't be so hard on yourself!!