Taking time for those I love is paramount in my life. I needed to do just that but also set the example of taking a break. I try to in every aspect of my life to be a role model (I said try… I will forever be learning)
There are advantages and skills you have by growing up in a big family. If you were raised in one you will recognize them. If not, read this and forgive all of your friends with sharp tongues that come from big families. We know how to argue… Sorry about that.
I would love to see a teen eye rolling and scowl competition. Mine would certainly be able to enter but the mere suggestion of the competiton would create a scowl and a rolling of the eyes fit for a win. I cope by understanding just why they are doing this.