Living our (busy) lives with others (him)

I’m a terrible blogger. (She) has been reminding me that I made a commitment to do this with her. It’s partly because I’m not naturally inclined to remembering (anything…in general), but on top of that, I’m SO busy. Juggling two jobs, church commitments, and most importantly time with my family is, well, I’ll give an equation. My used time in the week = 24 * 7 – (approx 8 hours). The eight hours is 4 hours on Wed night and 2 hours each on Saturday and Sunday that I can (somewhat selfishly) squeeze out for myself. ((She) probably gets less than that.) So that’s 4.7% of the week not spoken for and here’s my key to sanity…

I give half of that on Wednesday nights. (She) said it right, we get energized around people. Not that it’s not sometimes stressful or tiring to have people over on Wednesday nights, but the conversation, hanging out, and entertaining others inexplicably rejuvinates me. I’m so thankful for each and every person that comes to share a meal with us. I’d say the need to connect with others (and God) is one of the central characteristics of humans and it’s great to get a little closer to someone every Wednesday night.

We’re looking forward to some new guests next Wednesday. By the way, if you’re reading this, you’re welcome to stop on by. Shoot us an email and we’ll give you directions.

Published by Tiffanie Lloyd

I am a detail-oriented and energetic multi-tasker traveling at the side of my best friend, and momma to eight amazing kids. God has gifted me with creativity; I'm an entrepreneur, writer, and photographer with a passion for women's health, particularity in childbirth. I'm a Parenting and Childbirth Educator, Doula, Breastfeeding Counselor, and working toward certification as a Holistic Nutritionist. Thanks for stoping by! Be sure to check out my archives, and sign up for notifications about new posts!

2 thoughts on “Living our (busy) lives with others (him)

  1. whine, whine… :)I only have one job and it’s a struggle for me to feel like I have enough time for both my family and myself.However you do it with two jobs, well, you’re just amazing. Have a great day buddy!


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