‘Who am I?’
It’s the question parents dread- especially if it is followed by
‘Where do I come from?’
And I did dread the former, because it came from me…
J is now doing 3 full days at school and it has taken me most of this half term to come up with a routine.
The school run involves a fair bit of walking and waiting as it hasn’t been worth going home.
But the time at home has me asking the question- What do I do with my time?
A question I asked myself last year, when I arrived and had left the things that defined me behind.
Chatting to a friend last week, I discovered she was experiencing the same set of questions.
I’m not talking about The Meaning of Life Questions, but questions we will all face at some point of our lives:
When we finish studying, lose our job, become stay at home parents, lose the ability to pursue our passions and hobbies, retire- any significant lifestyle change requires us to reassess…
Who am I?
What do I do with my time?
We will all have to face them at some stage of our lives.
It’s not easy having to look at oneself and evaluate one’s life. Yet over the next year when my baby starts full time education, I am going to have more time to face that question and work out for myself who I am…