We were made to work and be the undershepherds of creation (Gen. 2). Unfortunately, after the Fall, work got a lot harder and became far less enjoyable.
People keep asking my kiddos if they are ready for Santa and then finding out in horror that we don’t do Santa. The people who ask seem well-intentioned, but they don’t seem to understand that Santa truly torpedoes a Christian Christmas.
Just Saturday, the weather was near 80 Fahrenheit and my family was wearing summer clothing. However, Monday morning, Autumn arrived. Windy, rainy, and 40-ish degrees in South Texas–what a shocker! Long sleeve, long leg clothes and stroller blankets for my kiddos, check. Fresh office wear for my husband, check. North Face coats all around, check. Winter nursing clothes in my current size, #MamaFail!
A Proverbs 31 woman is supposed to be prepared for the season’s change, but this time, I dropped the ball–on me.
Just like many other mamas who make career sacrifices in order to be more hands on with their kiddos, I too occassionally feel the urge to to go back to my previous profession.
Everyone has a type–a type of friend that is–that they naturally gravitate towards. However, we need to surround ourselves with diverse types of friends in order to grow and thrive. Here is my short list of mama friends that you need to seek out: