I’m a terrible multitasker.
I don’t try to pretend I’m not, but I’ve always wondered why I don’t seem to have this amazing quality that so many women seem to possess. My husband’s been frustrated more than once at my inability to listen to him AND watch a movie at the same time. Cooking three things at once sends me into a complete panic, and I need complete silence to read or work. My home is always covered in never-ending to-do lists that I struggle to keep up with.
As I’ve gotten older and become a mother, I’ve adapted to needing to multitask, but my skills haven’t necessarily improved. My husband has expressed concern on more than one occasion that I spend a lot of time on my phone and computer, missing out on time with my family. This a valid concern that I think a lot of moms deal with at some point. [Read more…] about Intentional Mindfulness, Part 1