Life is looking really different than it did a couple of months ago. I have a job outside the home in addition to the photography gig.
Words cannot describe how good it feels to have a job again. I honestly didn’t anticipate that this day would ever come. It also means Oliver is now in daycare full-time. He had a rough first week but he is doing much better with it now.
The transition has been pretty smooth for me, though. I haven’t had a hard time getting myself up in the mornings to get there and staying all day has been just fine. My schedule is the same as Jared’s, which makes coordination for the boys much easier. The big boys can go to after-school and getting at least some of their homework done makes the evenings easier. Bedtime comes earlier than before I was working but I see that as only a good thing.
Having a job changes my outlook on my life so very much.
Jared is, of course, supportive as always. He is quick to remind me that the job does not define my identity or my worth.
I am still highly invested in my photography, as well. However, now I feel like I can relax about client acquisition, which makes the whole process so much more enjoyable.
This is the season of thankful. So very, very, very grateful for my life right now.