They, NOT you, you are always on point. Your mood is always peachy perfect, but them! He or she can come home as if they’ve been carrying the weight of the day, ALL day and can finally unload the hefty load onto your surprised lap. Or maybe you just got home and they’ve been [...]
We’ve all been there. The instructor softly says clear your mind and you start doing calculus in your brain. Ok, maybe not calculus but definitely running through your to do list, which includes sending that email you just remembered about. “Take a deep breath,” your well-toned yoga teacher prompts, and your thoughts fly to the world of will-my-muscles-ever-look-that-good?
You slaved half the day getting the right cookie ingredients from two different stores, because the first one was out of toffee bars. You cursed four times while making the batter, because the Facebook link your friend sent you kept crashing. But you’ve finally succeeded, and your Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies are delightful, and look like they are ready for their Bon Appetit cover.
It’s 8:30 am on a Saturday or 7 pm on a Tuesday. You have spent all day working either at an office or at home. You are completely wiped and you have to take your little guy or gal to tae kwon do, soccer or gymnastics. All you want to do is bury your face in your phone and space out on social media. But you are a loving, responsible parent and you promised your little one that you WILL pay attention to her while she practices her heart out. Except, you really, really can’t seem to do it. To help matters there is a large TV screen blaring Access Hollywood or Giants scoring. How are you supposed to do this?