Real Talk Parenting

I Can’t. I’m Already Doing All the Things.


No, I’m sorry, I just can’t. I already do all the things.

I had a conversation not that long ago with someone I care for who asked me to do something. It hurt, it was uncomfortable, but I had to say no. No, I’m sorry, I just can’t. I just can’t do any more right now.

Have you ever been in that place? That place where you really want to help, you really want to participate, but you just can’t? You appreciate being asked (sort of) and you see it as the compliment that it is, but there’s no room. There’s no room for more things.

Because I already do all the things.

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It's ok to say no when you're already doing all the things.

Sandra Samoska is a writer with a love for Jesus and a love for family. When she's not chasing around her four kids and doing all the things, you can find her writing about the ways God shows up in our every day lives.

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