All for one & one for all...

All for one & one for all...

My Sagittarius horoscope provided by Yahoo Astrology: There is no need to rush to the finish line. Life is a never-ending race, so pace yourself. This is good advice for anyone who wants to take it. 

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Is it me or is there an underlying competition between women who work and women who “don’t work”. I phrased it that way intentionally. It rattles the nerves on both sides doesn’t it?

When a working mom tells me, “Oh I have to work, so I can’t yada yada yada….” It strikes a chord of annoyance under my skin and makes me want to go down the list of things I did that day.

It makes me want to compare my tired with her tired.  But I don’t do that either. Number one its not a good look, number two, it doesn’t accomplish anything.

The truth is, I KNOW I overcompensate for free time. I do things because I can, not necessarily because I want to or have to. It is not a competition, it is not a race, and it is not necessarily a choice. It is what it is, so pace yourself. Chillax.

Today I am going on a field trip with a bunch of first graders. No doubt there will be a mix of SAHMs and mom’s who have real jobs. Today I will NOT partake in the conversation of why this wasn’t convenient for me today.

We all signed up for it. It is what it is. I had prepared to not enjoy myself today. I spent too much energy on getting ready to be away from my job. Yesterday is done – check. Today is a new day. I am giving myself permission to enjoy it, and go with the flow. I will pace myself.

Here's the thing... so I'm still comparing... Did June Cleaver go on Field Trips? I don't think so. 

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