Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Work's Gotta Work!

So I am for sure, without a doubt going back to work.

And one day, I hope I will have these legs as well!


There are no ifs, ands or buts about it.

My job hunt is now on the front burner and heat is on high.

Yeah...kinda like this.

For a few reasons - not to be discussed at this time - I need a

I am so frickin' predictable.

The money I make through my writing gigs is great - but it just isn't gonna cut it now.

I hope to continue writing articles, etc...but my priority at present is to start making some real money.

I am now accepting payment.
Then maybe I won't have to find a job!

I truly believe that the best things in life are free, but reality points to the fact that I have three little people depending on me (as well as their Dad) to provide them with shelter, food, diapers, hockey and the twenty million other things that come with the territory of having children.

I kinda enjoy having a life as well. And some of that includes having a little money left over for myself.

So life is gonna change around here big time.

Piggy bank. Money. Coin. Change.
Get it? I love it when a stock photo comes together!

More than most of you even know.

But change is what makes life interesting...or so I keep telling myself...and entering this new chapter of my life will be interesting for sure.

Funnily enough, this new chapter in my life is pretty much coinciding with a big birthday. September I will be turning the BIG 4-0.

Sorry...I mean I will be turning XL.
But XL means Extra Large...and that ain't good either!

As much as I have been fighting this inevitable event, I am now looking at it as a positive turning point. My plan is to make my 40s my best decade yet! I know that is very Oprah-esque of me to say, but what can I say? Maybe I have learnt a thing or three from watching and reading her for so many years.

I am stronger than I know.
See? Thanks to Oprah, I know that now!

So I think work is gonna work.

Being a stay-at-home-mom to my boys off and on while they were (and still are!) young has not been fact it ha been harder than any paying job I have ever had...but I don't regret one single second of it.

How could I regret a moment with these handsome faces?

I have shared many wonderful moments and the luxury of enjoying both quality and quantity time with them is not lost on me. Some moms never get that choice.

But I am now comfortable with the fact that I am a happier mom and a happier me when I have balance in terms of home and work. I enjoy working. And therefore, I enjoy my children more when I am with them. And if I am a happier mom...well, that translates into happier children.

It took me a long while to figure this out. I really wanted to want to be a full-time stay-at-home-mom. But we are not all cut from the same cloth. To those of you moms that love being at home full-time all I can say is kudos to you! You are special people and most likely have a shit-load of additional patience that perhaps I don't.

In any case...I had better stop blogging and start job hunting!

I agree TP. Your job sucks large dude!

Oh...but peeps...I love blogging and writing too much to give it up just because I am planning to return to work. So stop crying now. I will still be here.

Listen peeps. I promise!
Now stop sobbing will ya? ;)



1 comment:

  1. Wishing you all the best with your job hunt! May it be more than a job you find and something you totally LOVE!!! Hugs! :-)