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As a working mom with only a few days of childcare each week, it can be hard to focus 100% on playing and having fun with my sweet guy on my two days with him. It probably should be easier because it’s fewer days, but I always feel the pressure of looming work deadlines. Can you relate?

Now that I’m working extra hours for a new client and only have one day (other than the weekends) with him, I am dedicating Tuesdays 100% to B. Both last week and this week have been so much fun and a great day for me to recharge! I even napped with him both Tuesdays. How wonderful! I’m not a big napper, but when I have a guilt-free afternoon that is focused on him, I can somehow get a great nap in and feel wonderful after.

I know I’m not alone in feeling like I have to be in many places at once. I have many friends who feel the same way, and it’s not just moms who feel that way. We rarely give ourselves a break just to focus on one thing. Let’s do it. I’ve loved the guilt-free Tuesdays with B.

B is somehow in an even more amazing mood too. I guess it’s not surprising, but a good reminder to be in the moment with our littles and all of our loved ones. It’s good for them. It’s good for us too!

The above photo is from my Instagram. Follow along with our adventures there if you are so inclined.

Happy play day!