I’ve been so busy review and giveaway blogging that I haven’t had time to do any good old family blogging. I’m trying hard to keep my head above water with all these reviews I have still to do and giveaway to post. The Holiday Gift Guide is starting next week and although I’m staying pretty organized and ahead of schedule I haven’t really had time to sit and smell the roses.
Today was the first day at my attempt to lessen the amount of time I spend on the computer during the weekends. I have tried to make a serious effort to only blog on the weekdays while my daughter is at school and while the baby is snoozing. I think my blog has taken over my life and my balance went out the window somewhere between June and July. Today I spent plenty of quality time with my family which I plan to do more of. My babies will only be little once. I mean look at these adorable kids! They make life worth living.
I’m quickly realizing that e-mails can wait a few hours. Just because I see an e-mail on my phone I don’t have to answer right away. I don’t have to check my e-mail in the middle of night while I’m waiting for the baby to fall back asleep. I can let go of my iPhone some during the day. It doesn’t have to stay glued to my hands or always within reach.
My love for blogging has taken a toll on dinner time. I use to make a delicious meals every night and now I’m lucky if I cook once a week. I went and did some serious grocery shopping today. I have a delicious menu planned for the coming week and gave the family a little sneak peek at what’s to come. I whipped up a yummy pot of Chickpea Chicken Noodle Soup tonight (totally homemade). Score!! This girl can cook. We are going tomorrow as a family to buy some fresh fish and shrimp for some meals I’m planning.
Along with trying to not let blogging rule my life I’ve started to cloth diaper with baby Sean. I’m loving it! I really wish I would have used cloth diapers with Jasmine. I’m actually kinda obsessed with buying the shells. I only have to buy a few more and a few more pods then I’ll have enough to cycle through during the day. I can’ t believe my little guy is already 3 months old. He is such a joy and I really appreciate the fact that he is sleeping longer at night. Thanks baby!
So there you have it. Cloth Diapering, Chickpea Soup & Adorable Kids! Life is good and I can blog in my free time. No need to feel overwhelmed or like I’m under some strict deadline. All I have to do it come to the computer with a specific task to complete and complete it. I’ll get so much more done that way. How do you all stay organized? When do you blog? Do you make dinner every night for your family? I would love to hear how you all keep a healthy balance.