Do you ever miss the noise?

by Janice

Today, Guideposts published the first installment of my new weekly column on Guideposts.com.

Please join me as I reflect on mom “me” time…

I can hear myself think and all I can think of is that I miss the noise.

As a work-at-home mom with two young children and a husband, I don’t often eat a meal alone in a restaurant. But tonight my family is on the other side of the continent and I’m on a business trip in Disney World, alone. I don’t think there is a place on the planet where parental solitude is more punctuated than Disney World.

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Just like so many bloggers, I have always loved to write, and being published at Guideposts is a dream come true


 

 
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Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. You can see more of her photos at janicecrozephotography.com.

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1 MIchelle April 2, 2009 at 11:28 pm

Motherhood is the toughest job in the universe! No matter if you’re a Wahm or a Sahm .There’s guilt .I often think I should be colouring or painting or playing that game with her.My Mum”me’time is in the evening after a busy day with McKenna.I love it and I miss her.

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2 Jennifer, Snapshot April 3, 2009 at 6:12 am

I actually relish my getaway times, whether it’s business or pleasure. Two friends and I recently spent 24 hours together and it was great.

But there are times in the hustle and bustle of everyday when they’re both off at school that I DO find it to be awfully quiet.

Great column, and again — congrats!

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3 AmyG April 3, 2009 at 9:16 am

Great column!!! Congrats, again. Can’t wait to read more!

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4 Denise Willms April 3, 2009 at 3:34 pm

Wonderful first post, Janice! Congratulations. I left my thoughts at the Guidepost site. :-)

Denise

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5 Stephanie April 7, 2009 at 8:36 pm

What a great “lead-in.” I’m definitely going to click over and read the rest…

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