The Life of a Housewife is NOT for Me!!

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Living the life as a housewife is NOT for me!! This is not a post to down the women who are. I actually applaud you all because I don’t see how y’all do it !!! I start my new job in the next 3 days so until then .. I’m stuck at home with the kiddos and as of right now, I can say that my children have officially driven me bat sh*t crazy and gotten on my damn nerves !!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Excuse my french but that is exactly how I feel right now and I kind of feel like blogging about it is just a way for me to vent!! From the all of the fussing, fighting, whining, calling my name a million times, asking a thousand questions, the horse-playing and everything on top of the normal mom duties and house duties … I’m just over it !!
I don’t know how real housewives do it. I don’t know how my sister does it! She’s been a housewife/stay at home mom for at least three years now and she has two children just like I do. I applaud you women though because it’s a lot of work!! It’s almost like having a job in my eyes except you don’t get paid for it. You’re responsible for ALL of the mom duties, entertaining the kids, managing to keep the house nice and clean, preparing all three meals, and still having enough energy to entertain your husband when he gets home. And honestly, I probably didn’t even name everything but all of that right there is E N O U G H !! More than enough!
I am not cut out for this type of life and I’m not ashamed to say it! I’m one of those that has to get up and go to work just about everyday. I have to be doing something productive that doesn’t involve me being trapped in the house with my children all day. For it to happen occasionally is cool but everyday? Hell to the NO! My husband could be making over $100,000 per year and I would still get up and take my butt to work somewhere!
So with that being said, THANK YOU FOR LETTING ME VENT !! Now please excuse me while I go put these sweet, innocent, handsome, cute, cuddly, smart, wild, loving, hyper hyenas down for a nap 😜

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Self Accountability – Another Level of Self Care .

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Self Accountability is another level of Self Love & Self Care. It is so important to be able to take responsibility for yourself, your actions, and your mistakes.

Yes, love yourself .. but also analyze and be critical of how you think, act, and behave. Self love without self awareness is useless. Be accountable and if you don’t know how, here are few ways to practice it. πŸ™‚

 

  1. Acknowledge that you’re struggling.
  2. Accept that you’re imperfect and that it’s normal.
  3. Ask for help when you need it. Don’t let pride get in the way.
  4. Slow Down! –
  5. Learn how to handle your problems and pick your battles.
  6. Take responsibility for your mistakes.
  7. Practice the art of apology.

 

When you have a well-developed sense ofΒ selfaccountability, you are honest with yourself, and are answerable and responsible for what you say and do. You have the ability to look beyond the immediate moment to consider the consequences and know if you are willing to pay them. You have personal ethics.

Keep striving to become a better you and remember:

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Self Care Sometimes Means Making Peace w/Your Past & Changing Your Number.

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“God will INTENTIONALLY allow the people you want to be in your life, to be a let down in every way possible to help you recognize His plans do NOT include them. We end up making ourselves miserable by hanging on to the very little parts of them that make us comfortable and ignoring the negative all because we do not want to release them to move on without us. Letting go may cause a TEMPORARY discomfort but forfeiting God’s plans for you are not worth it. Trust me when I say “just do it”. You will understand it better by and by.
Self care sometimes means making peace with your past and changing your number. Some people just no longer need access to your life nor should you leave any room for them to think they do. We will never move forward into God’s promises if we keep stringing along people we we were supposed to have dropped off a long time ago. Don’t become your own hinderance.”πŸ’› – Montana Danielle

These beautiful words were written by one of my Facebook friends but I was particularly inspired to share it here on my blog to encourage those men and women out there in toxic relationships to move on and let go! I know that’s much easier said than done. It’s never easy for a good person to walk away; especially after you’ve invested so much of yourself into making it work. I know it’s hard. I’ve already been there and done that but you want to know what I learned? Sometimes it’s not about having the strength to hold on, but it’s about having the courage to let go. Trust that God has a better plan down the road. I know I did and now I’m blessed more than I could ever put into words. I love my Husband with everything in me and it feels to good to know, see and feel that same love being reciprocated !!
If you are going through high-highs, low-lows, desperation, self-loathing, vindication, relief, depression and confusion, I have a message for you: Love doesn’t feel like this. It doesn’t feel like what you’ve been putting up with. Praying for you and your strength to let go and move on!!
-Jessica

Chin up .. Trouble Really Doesn’t Last Always!

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“What you are going through is created to position you in a better place than you were before. It may not look like it right now but it’s forcing you to level up. You are getting what you asked for and more. It may not be pretty but in it’s own way the process is beautiful and you will be prepared for what you for.” -Tatiana Jermone

Tough times do suck but I’m here to encourage you in the fact that they really don’t last forever. I’ve finally come to the conclusion that there are some things you just HAVE to go through and there are some storms you really just can’t get out of going through. As much as our human nature despises it, it is absolutely necessary for our growth! Learn to appreciate the opportunity to grow and improve. Struggle makes you stronger if you let it. There is always purpose behind the pain. Remember, highs and lows bring balance. Appreciate the season you’re in. Trouble don’t last always!!

Sending lots of love & positive vibes your way !!

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When The Struggle Becomes Overwhelming..

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I was little discouraged earlier. I’m not going to say why but I will say this .. these words down below lifted me and gave me my strength back! Sometimes we have to experience things we don’t understand so God can bring us to the place where He needs us to be. Trust the process and never doubt the season that God has you in.

“Maybe it’s not supposed to be easy for you. Maybe you’re one of the rare few who can handle tough times and still choose to be a loving person. Maybe it’s going how it’s going because you’re built for it. Maybe it’s just your time to refine. Maybe the pieces are being put in position and maybe it’s not a test at all, maybe it’s all being prepared for your good and rushing it could ruin it.. Maybe you’re as different as you feel and maybe you’ll stay strong long enough to teach other people to feel the same about themselves. Maybe we’ll call it love. Maybe this is just the way your growth looks and it’s okay to accept that. As long as you know you’re giving it your all and the very best of you, keep going! Don’t stress a thing. It’s going to work out because you’re not going to stop putting the work in.” -RobHillSr.
I hope these words are encouragement to you just as they have been to me today! May the struggle make you STRONGER baby!!πŸ’ͺπŸ’–πŸ’›
– J e s s i c a

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