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Time for me

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

I decided today to take a year to really enjoy my family, so that means giving up being a teacher of the visually impaired. I will still teach special needs preschool as that is my primary job and I love it!

I feel like I am always trying to be perfect to please others! Well I have learned so much on this journey and now really want to enjoy this year with my son who will be a senior in high school. My daughter lives just 5 hours away now and I want to spend weekends exploring upper Michigan with her while she wants to spend time with me. I want to visit my son and my new daughter in law and not feel like I just have too much work to do! I am doing what is important to me and making it happen at this moment. Taking my own advice finally!

My husband and I love to do activities together such as hiking, biking, boating, skiing. Well as my new knee needs time to heal, I signed us up for a glass blowing class. So looking forward to laughing our way through that!

Family is so important to me and making a difference in children's lives. I just need to balance it out this year a bit better! I want to be more carefree and not try so hard to be what others expect! This is the time to really love me and let it shine onto others!
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  • no profile photo CD9922473
    That's so beautiful that you & your hubby share many physical activities together. I truly believe those who play and laugh together stay together!

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    2666 days ago
  • TUFFYBIRD
    emoticon emoticon I can't think of a better gift to give your family and yourself - than time.
    2668 days ago
  • KATHYJO56
    I think that you are giving yourself and your family a wonderful gift-the gift of self Enjoy this time because it will never come again.
    2668 days ago
  • DREAMWEAVER1637
    You can do it!! Good luck with the glass blowing.
    2668 days ago
  • LILYGAL
    emoticon emoticon This will be so nice for you!!
    2668 days ago
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