I have recently started learning how to loom knit. I feel soooo old!! I love it, though. For years I have wanted something that I could “do.” I have lots of other interests but nothing that really motivates me. I have also felt so guilty about taking even more time away from my kids. They are young and high energy and need lots of hands on attention and time. The realization I have come to is that they will always need me, and they will probably need me even more as they get older.
For awhile my husband has taken a night to play a group sport (ultimate frisbee). He has always offered to give me a night to develop an interest of mine. There is a group of ladies that gets together at Starbucks and Panera during the week to knit, crochet, felt, spin yarn. I am so excited about going next week, and I cannot wait to work on a few things to show them and learn new things. Most of all, I am glad that I have learned that it’s okay to regularly take time away from my family. “Me time” doesn’t have to be just after the kids are in bed.
What are your hobbies? What makes you excited and passionate to learn?