The sun is just starting to sliver its way through the blinds and bright morning eyes stare at me. "What are we going to do today?"
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We go, go, go, go all the days. Our schedules are marked on and highlighted and color-coded as we race from one activity to the next or divide and conquer while kids have different activities in totally different cities.
Saying no isn't always easy, but you CAN get better at it. Here are some tips on how to make peace with doing less.
In the past, I often defined myself by my work, and I hate to admit this, but my ego took a lot of pride in "just how much I can accomplish" in an hour or a day or a week.
By lobbing these brags, endlessly puffing our shoulders about how "up to my neck" we are, we're missing out on important connections with family and friends, as well as personal time.
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