If you've been around here a while you may have figured out that the hubs works in and out of town all the time. Most of the time if he is out of town, it's close enough for me to drive to on the weekends just so that our family is together. There have been times when we are hundreds of miles apart. There are also times when he has to work the vampire shift. UGH!
Well it's that time. Time for him to work third shift. I absolutely HATE it! It is so hard for our family to function and get used to it. It's even harder on the weekends when the hubs is trying to sleep and Zane and I are a wake. I am constantly reminding Z to be quiet. I hate getting on to him all the time. I feel like a broken record. Not to mention that he is moody when he works vampire shifts.
All the while this is such an inconvenience, I try to stay humble. I try to remind myself that he is doing this for us. Making the sacrifice to provide for us. His family. So that we have what we need and want. There are so many people out there that go without. I've tried to keep in my mind to be humble all the time but sometimes life gets in the way and blocks it out.
Most people dedicate a word or phrase for themselves each year. I know that Shelley Smith from The House of Smiths has done this a time or two. This year, I am going to do this to help me stay focused. As you now may have guessed what mine is going to be.
Hold it in. Bite my tongue. Whatever it takes. I'm going to be humble this year more than ever. What about you?