I never imagined my Creative Life would be so FULL!
When I was a Preschool Director/Teacher, my day was very organized.
I had deadlines, hours of operation, and then planning and preparing time...as well as conferences, reporting to the church administration, and on and on.
I also managed to be a wife and mom and whenever I had time...artist and blogger. I also taught Sunday School, was a Wildlife Rehabilitator, took art classes, served on various community boards, and was a daughter to ailing parents...not all at once...but in addition to the aforementioned.
I have pretty much dedicated myself to my family first and then my creative world on our farm...a life I could only dream about for many years.
I seriously need to add structure to my day. I have tried to do that in a half-hearted way in the past, but am finding I am very easily distracted by any new idea that pops into my mind...which happens frequently!
I have always been a multi-tasker, but too many balls have been added to my juggling circle.
My journal/scrapbook has literally replaced my blog.
I need to find a way to do BOTH!
Joe suggested a time schedule...
My prayer journal is also very important to me...again...I need to schedule a time for that. In addition, I am far behind on my Faithful Friends project. Yikes!
I know these are grand problems to have and I thank God for this time in my life. I want to honor this life season and some structure will help me do this.
In the past, I volunteered in different areas, but now believe my place is keeping the home hearth warm and and being available to my entire family...for example, returning a text or call to someone who just experienced a joyful moment or a difficult couple of hours and then there are Brooke's teaching projects that need to be cut out and classroom activities which require an extra hand. And as Abe gets older, I want to be available in any capacity where I might be needed.
Now...I am going to make a master daily plan for my weekdays...with room for flexibility!
~Wish me luck~