Here’s a fun and festive idea. Let’s take a look at all the things a modern woman and mother is supposed to make a priority according to the mainstream media.
1. Time to myself.
We work too hard. We always think about others first. Shouldn’t this be the year we finally carve out time to just relax and do something that makes us feel better? Now, why didn’t you think of that before, silly lady?
Because we need to invest in our own health if we want to have the energy to invest in others. I must be doing it wrong because exercising only ever takes my time and energy, leaving me panting, red-faced and completely unable to focus on anything other than where my next glass of water comes from. And also, is this happening during my “time to myself” time? Because that’s a rip off.
3. Healthy food.
I am right there with you at first because as long as we are cooking and eating anyway, then it might as well be healthy, right? But then I start reading those health food recipes and meal plans and I realize they want me to spend an entire Sunday in the kitchen batch cooking things like millet, beet soup and lentils and I’d still only have enough food to feed Ariana Grande for maybe three days, tops, forget about my entire family of five for a week. I’m not even going to talk about how much this health food will cost.