I Have A Difficult Time Learning On Balance Life Essay

753 Words Nov 26th, 2016 4 Pages
If you are like me, you have a difficult time learning to balance life in general. My hardest thing is using my time efficiently and learning when to say “no” to people. I have realized that I spend more than eight hours of my week sitting on my butt watching television. That time could be much more productive and I could actually get ahead in my day-to-day duties as a mother and housewife. With better time management skills, I would be able to get a lot more done during the day. It would also make my life just a tad more organized and structured.

Currently, I have a lot going on in my life. I have a seven-month-old child, a fiance, attending school, and a little girl to babysit. The day is gone before I realize it and I have not got anything accomplished that I needed to. I have learned to organize my task into four categories: do it now; do it soon; put off till later; does not need to be done (Putz & Thomas, 2001). I have a dry erase board that I have started this week that I use daily. I wrote the four categories on the board and I write down everything I need to do in the correct location. Doing so has helped me learn to stay focused, plan ahead, stay organized and delegate to other family members around me.

When you have an infant and a man in the home, it is very hard to stay focused on what is really important. My main focus during the day with them is worrying about a poopy diaper or who won that football game Saturday. Everyday life can take over very fast and…

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