Everyone knows the saying "Rome wasn't built in a day." And everyone knows it means that important work takes time. But do you know the second, lesser known part of that quote? It continues, "...but they were laying bricks every hour." Rarely is anything an overnight success.
As a parent, I often find myself wondering where my social life has gone. Managing both a career and a family, running back and forth between school and sports practices, and trying to keep the house from falling apart has me feeling like a maid and glorified chauffeur most days. My non-kid friends hit up happy hours, spend Friday nights out on the town, and have the luxury of sleeping in on Saturdays. All the things I used to have (insert crying face here).