The Following is a guest blog, from Mary Knippel, Writer Unleashed
No hype or a gimmick…your life experience is priceless!
However, The Mint, the financial services website, released a breakdown of the value of different homemaker duties and found it would draw close to 6 figures…$95,000 a year!
Now, you and I know that making a home is a lot different than keeping a house. No amount of money can replace the passion, love and respect, which are the key ingredients in creating relationships and a home.
Think you are just keeping house? Or are you making a home?
Are you a woman who is a champion at making sure everyone else’s life runs smoothly…yet, putting your life on hold?
Let’s get creative about giving credit where credit is due. Just as kids want extra credit for picking up their room without threats, putting dirty dishes in the dishwasher without being told, and coming home before curfew without complaint, we need to expand our thinking about ALL the ways you continuously perform tasks intuitively and instinctively…fostering independence tempered with boundaries…knowing when to say yes and when to say no…how to function in organized chaos…going about our daily lives.
Yes, someone has to make sure the car insurance is paid, there are groceries in the refrigerator, and the laundry gets done. But…where in there do you take your turn at pursuing your passions…pick up those dreams deferred?
Mary E. Knippel, Writer Unleashed at YourWritingMentor.com, transformational author, publisher and inspirational speaker, is fiercely committed to guiding women entrepreneurs and aspiring speakers to leverage their impact through writing. Using the power of storytelling, she helps them gain clarity and confidence in the words and the way they connect with the world, to unleash from the stories that keep them silent, to reclaim their voices and share their unique message. You deserve to Live a Life Unleashed! As a journal writer since the age of 11, Mary knows the enormous power and healing capabilities of the written word. A two-time breast cancer survivor she used writing and other creative tools in her recovery and chronicles the results in her upcoming book, The Secret Artist, where she shares what she has learned to help you move from survive to thrive. Learn more about Mary’s virtual classes and workshops, receive free writing tips and techniques as well as what to do about writer’s block, or invite her to speak to your group, by visiting her website at www.yourwritingmentor.com.