What did you want to be when you were little?
I have pretty much always wanted to do the same thing.
I wanted to run a daycare and be a Mom. My whole life. I used to make up stories that my mom, a sister, 2 or 3 sisters at 1 time even - was having a baby. I remember putting random objects under my shirt to make it look like I was pregnant. I would even leave the house like that...
I don't know what my problem was. I was weird. Still am. Really.
I was always into dolls, barbies, playing house, being a mom. ALL THE TIME. My mom would watch kids in the neighborhood and when they came over- they were mine. I would argue with my Mom what these kids could and couldn't do. I would put on carnivals, plays, dance classes for the kids in my neighborhood. All in hopes the little ones would come play with me.
Your probably thinking I'm some weird crazy lady that you don't want your kids around :)
Believe me, looking back, I scare myself a little.
I have definitely stepped back on the "Mom" to all role.
I have always said I want 5 kids. Yeah-- 5---
Ryan always said he wouldn't have more than 2.
I told him I wouldn't marry him if he didn't give me at least 3. So 3 it was. Our "magic" number. Ha. If we count Milo and Harley-- We are done in the offspring department... woohoo... time to plan our retirement!
Right after I graduated I decided my plan was to get back into the kid world.
I wanted to work at a daycare. I applied to a couple places but decided against them since I found a better job working at a fabulous call center!
I went from that call center to a PT office to another call center. In between each job I applied at a daycare center. Each time I was offered a job but turned it down because of the lack of money.
I gave up my childhood dream because I needed a little extra dough in the wallet.
Yes. That is me. Dream killer.
As time has gone on, I realize it wasn't in the plan for me to work in my "Dream Job" because the path I have lead has brought me to where I am now. I have been given amazing opportunities. Work with incredible people. Because of this path I have now created a whole new amazing path for our future.
So what do I want to be when I grow up...
I'm working hard and doing everything I need to in order to get there. The sacrifices we are making in life will lead us to that "Dream" ending.
No its not running a daycare. Although I would love every second of that.
Its a totally different world that I ever imagined being in. It wasn't in my plan, it wasn't in my dreams, it wasn't at all what I was "suppose" to do in life. But like everything else- Life happened. So here I go. Diving in with both feet. Luckily I have the support of an amazing husband, amazing family and friends... even if they think we are nuts and totally ruining what we have worked so hard for, they still love us and will support our crazy new world.
For that- I'm so grateful.
For us, we are totally freaking out. Can you say lets totally change our life AGAIN!
Ill be in school for a WHILE longer. Feels like the rest of my life. HUGE changes are coming.
The reason/individual behind it all.... bet you will never guess..... HA.
So why am I being so secretive and vague. Because its now up to you to figure it out!
I wanted to play a little game and I wanted to see if any of you could guess what the heck I'm even talking about. I have seen other bloggies do this so I figure I would give it a shot.
Its time for a giveaway!
What you will need to try and guess is what this whole big CHANGE will be, what am I going to be when i grow up!
Maybe ill help narrow it down for you...
#1 Its a real profession
#2 The person behind it all is none other than my Makenzie Rye
#3 Schooling will be had for a LONG time
#4 It will require a big change in our life outside of school as well
So maybe those are not such great hints but it might help some.
So whats the giveaway?
* An Autographed picture of none other than ME!*
Ha, Just kidding, I want you to actually want to play!
Its going to be this super cute magnet stand!!!
Isn't it fun!
PLUS you will get to customize your magnet stand by telling me what color you want and what saying you would like.
Then ill make it special for YOU!
Please leave me a comment with your name, email address and your Guess!
If you guess right, YOU WIN.
If you guess wrong, as a punishment, you will be sent an autographed picture of me :)
If there is more than 1 person that guesses correct- Your name will be drawn from a hat.
The winner will be announced Friday November 19th 2010.