Lately, I have been feeling overwhelmed. I don't know what it is, blame it on spring cleaning, end of year testing for the kids, my new part-time, unpaid, job in the city planning it's year celebration....whatever it is..it is killing my motivation - DEAD
So 'List Natalie' went a hunting to try to find some kind of gameplan to re-create the illusion that I AM in charge. Yes, I am fully aware that it's an illusion, but I need it, to stay sane. Seriously, the more stressed I feel the worse I eat, the later I sleep, the less healthy water and exercise I get, the more stressed I feel, the worse I eat...etc. etc. - you get the idea. So as I went hunting I stumbled upon this little gem and wanted to share it with you guys. 10 Daily habits for Moms , I know what you're thinking...what is it with this girl and habits? I don't know, I like things that are effective and simple.
The list is so simple and comprehensive that I will be instituting them today and see how we do. Much like our own 5 Heathy Habits they keep you sane, create a sense of order and control but are still flexible enough not to throw the baby out with the bath water ever time you miss one.
You'll have to check them out and let me know what you think. Me...I think I will combine and simplify her list until I can get 5 basic ones....I don't know why, but 5 always seems more doable than 10. Yes, I know I'm nuts...but in a good way, right?