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Are You Stuck in a Rut? Here's How to Re-Energize - Strong Women, Strong Love
Have you been feeling like life is just the "same old, same old" even though we're in a new year? Getting stuck in a rut can happen all too easily, especially for busy wives and moms. Why does this happen? Well, we can blame some people who are very important to us: our kids. Or, more accurately, we can blame a culture that's obsessed with kids and parenting. When you see other parents laser-focused on providing the "best" for the kids (education, extracurriculars, birthday parties … you name it) no matter what it takes, it's only natural to try to fall in line. We all want to feel a sense of belonging with our peers. In this case, however, fitting in comes at a high cost. Losing yourself in kid-centered routines isn't good for you, your marriage or even your children. To restore balance to your life, it's time to devote some energy to you. Consider these questions: