Husband: “What time will you be home tonight?”
Me: “I don’t know yet, but probably by 7p.m.”
H: “It’s 7p.m. and you aren’t home yet, so what time do you think you will be home? Do you think you will be home by bedtime? He wants to stay up until you get home to put him to bed.”
M: “I’ll be home in time for bed, don’t worry.”
H: “Are you on your way? It’s almost bedtime.”
M: “I’m sorry, I’m not going to make it. Can you put him to bed and tell him I will give him a kiss when I get home tonight?”
Why self-care is so important to your business
It wasn’t always like this ….
So it begins ….
So I started saying NO.
NO … I can’t stay late tonight, I’m leaving at 5p.m.
NO … I can’t come in early tomorrow, I have to drop my son off at school.
NO … I can’t work this weekend, we are going to the movies, a baseball game, just going to go play.
NO … I won’t be able to answer that text message / phone call / email; my phone and ema
il are off after business hours and on the weekends.
And then …