Last week at Target (@ 9am on a Tuesday – still one of my favorite parts about my new flexible-work lifestyle!) I bought this book. If you don’t live near a Target, or have the luxury of visiting it at 9 am on a Tuesday, it is also available on Amazon: HERE.
I didn’t think I needed it. After all, I am a pretty confident human being, a confident woman. I do not feel shame for chasing my dreams and choosing an unconventional working lifestyle. I have achieved my dream – leaving the practical and stable day job to pursue a career of my dreams. I set goals, both failing and achieving in equal measure, and (here’s the important part) I keep going.
I believe that my children, who are tugged along through a chaotic life filled with calendar items placed there by both of their parents’ dreams, will be better for it. I believe that seeing their parents hustle and dream and work and care deeply (not only for them, but also for ourselves and our dreams) will teach them more about life than if my husband and I were to fully devote ourselves only to their care and well-being.
So, I’ll say it again. I didn’t think I needed this book. But I kinda wanted it. It was early in the month and I still had fun money accessible, and so, like Ariana Grande says, “I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it.”
And I was right. I didn’t need the book the way some people might…Read More