First off I have to say to all the moms out there... 👏🏻👏🏼👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 Bravo! You are the real MVPs. Hands go out to you lovely ladies. I am proud to be in this prestigious club!
Last week went by so quickly... From the broken sleep which leads to which seems like endless days, non-stop baby to boob action, and the countless diapers. I've been trying to keep up with everything. Not going to lie it has been a difficult but unbelievably rewarding task. Being a new mom is exciting and awesome but man oh man it can be very difficult.
For everyone who is asking baby Anora is doing great!
God gave us some real strength to accomplish many things in our lives. Ever since this little angel came into this world one thing I'm finding strength in is organizing my priorities. Finding balance in which comes first or what should come first. Everything has changed on my priority list since the little miss got here.
Time is one thing I never knew I needed more of. ha. I am proud though because I have done a lot that I never thought I could have. Nor knew I could make happen in the time frame I have. I mean any moms out there know that time is now broken into roughly 3hr increments filled with ups and downs of diapers and momma milk. I've been surprising myself everyday... & night. Plus Luke has been the best with helping me with as much as he can with our little one.
Time again has put a light on its true colors in mommy and daddy time. In any marriage or relationship you need to make time for one another. Which isn't the easiest with a new born... AT ALL. I understand already in such a short time when they say that it's a whole lot different with kids. So now when she sleeps... laughter is on our agenda. Or even just a good snuggle. It's good and needed. Sometimes not do anything and enjoy the presence of each other is enough for us.
Oh wait, Hold on... of course It's not just these obligations, we have Leila. I know it seems like you can just say that she's a dog and thats that, but if the term is correct that a dog is mans best friend that means you can't just leave your best friend to the dumps. She's been amazing so we try and just show her as much love as possible. which is tough with every single thing else to do. Haven't even gotten started with all the other household responsibilities, and our careers. Phew!
But I wouldn't change a thing. EVER. God has been so good, that through all the ins and outs, the ups and downs, the cries, and dog barks, I wouldn't change a thing.
Below are some tips I use everyday to keep my life balanced.
1. Meditation and prayer with my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
2. Making A Priority List of things to get done that day
3. Make sure Im communicating with all the people that I love dearly.. because when Im overwhelmed Im the type that needs a hug.
(Some need breathes of fresh air, but nothings like good support)
4.Making time for myself ( even if its just a second for me to really get my hair done, or sing a bit to just do what I want to do)
5.Making time for my husband ( daddy needs love too ) and separate time for us to pray together
Devotionals Help :)
A few Bible scriptures on Balance