Today’s challenge topic is How does your life measure up compared to what you imagined.
Growing up, I wanted to be a lawyer. I wanted to have kids, but I never wanted to get married. I know that’s kind of weird, but it wasn’t important to me. When I got to college, I decided I didn’t want to be an attorney. You can read about that here.
So far, I have a house, a boyfriend, 2 amazing kids and hopefully 3 more in the future. I don’t think I’m too far off base from where I hoped to be someday. I did, however, want to be the first U. S. President, but I decided against that a long time ago. Kids are where my heart is. I always knew that when I had kids, I didn’t want somebody else raising them. I wanted to be home with my kids. (Please don’t let this offend anybody whose kids go to day care, but when I use to teach kids, I always felt like I was helping to raise some of them since they were with us 40+ hours a week). I am a Realtor, I work from home, take the kids with me to show houses, and get to spend my days with my little ones. This means the world to me.
I did expect to have John home helping me, but the only way it works right now, is if he stays at his job, which means a lot of traveling out of state.
Odd as it may seem, I feel like life is way better than I ever could have imagined when I was growing up.
How about you? How does your life compare to what you expected growing up?