When SAHMone Speaks Meme #1

When SAHMone SpeaksLooking back the days when you were still single, how would you differentiate your life now? How do you keep up with your busy schedule every day?

Obviously, back then was much easier. I only have to think about myself during my free time. Things have changed since I became a mother most especially. Imagine when I was still a working mom abroad where there was no one else helping us out.

Off days do not really mean an “off” for me. Itโ€™s more of an overtime coz that’s also the day when I send my househelp to take a break from a week working. I do the household chores and attend to my two girls.

On week days, my day starts at 5am. Get my preschooler ready, instruct the housemaid for the day and check on bunso. At 7:30 I am usually found in the office and start the day with my emails. I leave the office at exactly 5pm. My officemates say they know when it’s 5pm, coz they see me rushing to the bundy clock. Teehee!

It’s not easy. There are days when it’s not really manageable especially during the times when my past housemaids just decided not to show up. But I guess a dailyย  schedule really helps. It’s just a matter of time management and you’re good.

Since this is a revival of my previously started Friday Meme back in 2008, and today is the first day of the revived Monday Meme plus the blessings I have received in the past week, there’s a little giveaway waiting for the first two participants.

Here’s the drill:

The first two participants to leave their comments and links through Simply Linked on Monday, Feb 28 (which is the official start of this meme) will receive $5 each through PayPal.

Note: Some may leave comments but not links in Mister Linky or vice versa. This shall be disqualified. I will only qualify those who have left both (comment and link in Simply Linked) at the same time. And of course, you need to post your answer in your blog.

Go go go!

Goodluck!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Blogger since 2007 | Home-based Marketing Assistant | WAHM | Ex-OFW | Music enthusiast | Cactus and Succulent Hobbyist | A 41 y/o mom of two lovely girls sharing her adventures as she walks through motherhood and having to do most things on her own while her Indian national husband works miles away from home.

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20 Comments

  1. When you are single you can go anywhere you want and lots of free time but now that i am married it is hard specially i have already two kids. It is hard if you do not have anybody who help you too. Oh but i am much happier now than before hehehe. Have a great day.

    Made By Gen’s last blog post..Hop Along Friday

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  2. I remember this meme; I joined it before, but then all of a sudden it was gone.
    Anyway, I’ll say that it is totally different now that I am married and have a kid. Before, I can do whatever I want and please. Now, my priority now is my family. But I am not complaining, I am much busy now and I like it.

    Cecile’s last blog post..MM: Dear Daddy/Honey

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  3. Hi Gen! Sorry, I think naguluhan ka din sa mechanics. Please send in your comment and link again tomorrow, kahit pa 12midnight basta dapat pasok ng Feb 28. You may check and read the revised mechanics at the bottom of this post.

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  4. Hi Cecile! Onga eh kasi nawalan na ako ng time since I got back to the corporate world, saka 2 na kasi anak ko ngayon hehe!

    By the way, sorry, I think naguluhan ka din sa mechanics. Please send in your comment and link again tomorrow, kahit pa 12midnight basta dapat pasok ng Feb 28. You may check and read the revised mechanics at the bottom of this post.

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  5. I cannot imagine waking up that early. Heck when I was working my alarm would go off at 6am + 15 minutes muni-muni. I don’t get much day offs. you’ll know with my blog post. I wish I could but it’s just not possible.

    gene’s last blog post..Then and Now

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  6. Since nag-tie si Arlene & Jared’s Mum sa pagpost ng comment, and nauna naman sa Link si Arlene, I decided to give 3 $5s na lang. Kay Iris walang duda kasi pasok pareho sa slot 1 & 2 for both Link and Comment.

    Please send me your PayPal adds.

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  7. I’m late! hahaha!!!

    I admire you for that time management. I wish I can learn to stick with mine too. Buti nga dyan sis may helper… dito talaga lahat ako… haay, kaya nga pag natanggap ako sa work. ewan ko na kung pano pa mangyayari sa buhay namin, baka pamahayan nalang kame ng daga. LOL! (as if naman hindi eh kahit walang work ang gulo ng bahay. hehe) HERE’S MINE

    AC’s last blog post..When SAHMone Speaks #1

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