Tuesday, November 1, 2011

My favorite Days

If any of you have been following me for awhile you know how I felt about working and being a mama pre-Mason. I thought it was going to be totally awesome to work full time and be a mom. I didn't want to stay home all day when I had a little one, I wanted to contribute.

That being said I went and had me a baby and my feelings could not have changed more. I am lucky that I work only 3 days a week and only for 3 hours a day.

Now that Mason is here I have no idea what I would do if I worked full time. I love being home with him, playing with him, seeing him smile, hearing him coo, watching him grow.

My favorite days are my days off and the weekends when Austin gets to spend the day with us. I am also grateful that when I do work my mom is able to watch him 2 days a week and on Mondays Austin keeps him. I think it is good for him to spend time with his daddy and his grandparent so he doesn't become too much of a momma's boy and not allow me time to myself later down the road.

Being a mom is special and awesome. Looking back on the idea of working 40 hours a week and having someone else care for Mason almost all day everyday seems crazy. I am one lucky mama to be able to work enough to contribute but stay home enough to love on my little man


  1. i work full-time and it's HARD. i have sooo much guilt for not being able to spend time with Laila as much as i could like but for us, two incomes is much better. someday we're hoping i can cut my hours way down and start my own business! you're so lucky you can stay home! :] your boy is adorable!!!

  2. I have several other friends who tunes changed about working full time once baby arrived! It's amazing how priorities change once you become a mommy! I'm happy that you are able to be home with him most of the time.


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