Now that I work from home, I have a little more time to prepare healthy meals. I’ve even been known to bust out a new recipe from Pinterest or Continental Simple Recipes on occasion, or try a new creation of my own. On days like those, I feel particularly accomplished- like I’m Wonder Woman- and like I can do it all.
But it isn’t always that way, especially when I’m really busy. There are days that I literally work online from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. without realizing how late it is. And on those days, I panic. Sometimes I even make Worst Mom Ever meals like packets of oatmeal with a banana on top (last week), boxed mac-n-cheese (the week before), and Red Baron pizza (I can’t believe my kids will eat that). Other days, I get super stressed when I realize that we are running low on groceries and have to fight off the temptation to take everyone out to eat. And it works…most the time. [Read more...]