Monday, November 13, 2017

Its ok, you can be selfish.  I say this to a lot of women I work with.  Just because you decide to do something for you; doesn’t mean you are a bad mom or a bad wife.   It is ok to sometimes just choose YOU!

Yes, I know that this is a crazy concept.  There is a lot of pressure to be perfect and to have the perfect family.  But at what cost?   If you are working so hard to make sure everyone else in your life is great, you are bound to suffer.

I am serious.  You are a strong woman, I know you handle a lot.   I know you put a lot on your shoulders.  At some point, if you don’t take care of you, those shoulders are going to break or weaken.   

I have had conversations with some women I work with talking about who they were before they were married and had kids.  No, I don’t mean all the fun and late nights.  I mean want were you like?  What did you stand for?  What was a priority for you then?  Did you have “me” time?  Did you take care...

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