In the week since my #emptynestloadiing post, texts and invites have started coming in from my friends to hang with them or to come visit. I appreciate them all and value the importance of a strong and diverse network built over years/decades. This got me thinking about the importance of having a vision, working towards long term plans and having the support system in place to execute or implement the plans.
Planning for the empty nest is just like retirement planning - y
As my babygirl leaves for college in 2 weeks (heartache), I know she will thrive but I will miss her terribly. Just getting used to babygirl 1 being away and i know this will be MUCH harder. Change is difficult ( and there will be tears), but In the spirit of accepting things we cannot change, I am reaching deep to find and focus on the positives.
Here are 12 Things I am looking forward to:
1. Having a Toyin-centered schedule
2. decluttering my home
3. Finally cutting cab
With adulthood comes the need to prioritize how we spend our time and who we spend it with. Deciding which battles to fight and knowing when to walk away. We are all busy, juggling a myriad of roles and responsibilities while still trying to enjoy life.
Time is finite and is our scarcest, most precious resource. Once we accept this we must endeavor to choose quality over quantity.
- Quality not quantity in our friendships and relationships.
-Quality time with our kid