Elizabeth writes for us again…
I do wish that there was a playgroup or Mommy and Me group around here. I wish that we had a nice community center or child’s place to go in the area. It is a bit isolating to be in a small town that really has nothing geared towards children. But I don’t wish it to have something to do daily, or even weekly. My children get along well with one another and are best friends. I have enough to do at home without running around daily for several hours. My job is raising my own children and running my own home.
It really comes down to balance. We stay-at-home mothers should not be stuck at home all day everyday, but we should be at home enough to focus on what the true meaning of a wife, homemaker, and mommy entail. If your housework is suffering, or your children seem to be lost without a friend around, or you seem to be spending too much money on mindless shopping or bored to be at home than I think that is a good point to ask yourself what your mission in life is and how you can fulfill it. Because you can’t really be a stay-at-home mom if you are never home.
Your thoughts? What are your schedules like? Do you agree or disagree with what I said?
Find this post on Elizabeth’s blog as well.