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Yesterday, I thought that I had everything under control. I got a few stories up nice and early and had a few FREE hours to spare for my daughter. So, we headed to the pool for a morning of bonding and relaxation. While we were sitting there, I received three emails in a row reminding me about deadlines that were coming up or due by the end of the day.


How did I miss all of these?

None of them were LATE (yet)… but I had to get home to do them. So, just when we were getting in a groove, I had to pack everything up and get us back home. My job offers me a lot of freedom, but I don’t ever take advantage of it. Was my daughter happy? Absolutely not – but what could I do?

It took me a few hours but I got everything in on time. Luckily for us, last night the children went to see Planes: Fire and Rescue during a Disney preview. So, even though I ended her aquatic fun, there was something waiting for her to do later on during the day.

It still makes me sad that I can never really have a full day off. And believe me – I’m not going to get all “woes is me” on you because I know I don’t have a true 9 to 5. But I also never ever have a day off either… even when I try to take one.

I wrote this article yesterday for She Knows about how I always feel like I’m failing my children. I guess the timing was perfect because as we were walking out of the pool it was the only thing I was thinking about.

Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.