As a working mother, I often feel like I spend the bulk of my life answering questions and making decisions.
"Where’s my Spanish book?"
"Has anyone seen my song sheet?"
"Can I join ski club?"
"When can I have a play date with Amy?"
"When would you like to schedule your son’s doctor appointment?"
"Who’s picking up the kids today?"
"When can you get those pages back to me?"
It’s a reality for anyone who juggles multiple roles and responsibilities, and it can leave even the most patient person mentally exhausted at the end of the day. That fatigue can cause us to snap at our loved ones, make poor decisions in haste, and feel too wiped out to handle the commitments that mean the most to us. What’s a busy parent to do?
Take a cue from President Barack Obama and make fewer decisions.
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