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The Great Balancing Act

As a singleton, I learned the hard way that you have to learn how to balance things in life.  At times, I would overbook and over commit myself to obligations that would leave me feeling exhausted after attempting to do it all.  I learned that sometimes you just have to say No so that you can devote the proper time and attention to more important things in life. Before I got married, I had come to some sort of balance with my time and attention and was comfortable with it.  However, after Mr. Awesome and I jumped the broom, I found myself needing to relearn the balancing game all over again.          Going from being a singleton to being a wife was a blissful transition.  I was super excited to go from living for one to living for more than one.  However, I did not anticipate the tough road that it would be to transition from living for one to living for two and three instantly.  I easily figured that adjusting to a spouse and child at the same time would be a piece of cake. …

2012 Reflections

Out with the old and in with the new.  That is what many say when it is time to welcome in the new year.  Although I am a couple of weeks late, I must say that 2012 was a great year.  It was definitely not without its challenges, but I generally enjoyed the year.  As I reflect back on the year, I can think of one word that describes it all and that word is GROWTH.  2012 was a year when I had to put on many new hats that I had never worn before.  Some people get a time to get accustomed to one hat before they put on another, but that was not my case.  Of course as you know, when I got married to Mr. Awesome, not only did I put on the Wife hat, but I put on the hat of instant mom at the same time.  Although stepping into my wife role was blissful, stepping into the other roles at the same time was very challenging and I spent many moments feeling overwhelmed and wondering how I was going to pull it all off.

     As I look back on 2012, I can reflect on the many changes that I expe…