These past 7 weeks of my life have flown by. Since Ward was born, I have been at home taking care of him all day everyday. I joke and tell Ken that I feel like he is becoming attached to me physically. These have been great weeks, I have loved getting to look into his eyes while feeding him, figuring out what calms him down and how he likes to be held, watching him sleep. However, having said that, I am ready to get back to work.
For those of you who stay at home all of the time with your babies, I applaud you! Wow. You guys must be supermoms. There are days when I would just cry and wish I was right back in my classroom. Things get REAL when you are at home all day with no other adult interactions. You all are forming such great bonds with your babies, but you are also doing all sorts of other things, like keeping a clean house, making sure everyone is fed, running errands(with multiple children sometimes), and just keeping your sanity about you. I know that not all of us could teach fourth grade either, so it just works out that I feel called to be back in my school environment.
I know that some of my stay at home mom friends feel under appreciated at times. It’s easy to feel that way I am sure!(I have felt it a couple of times just in the past seven weeks.) I just wanted to let you know that this working mom appreciates you more and more as the days go by! You’re doing a great work. Keep it up. 🙂
“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” Colossians 3.23-24
Your working friend