{Almost} Wordless Wednesday: Saying “Yes” and “No”

by Rachael on November 2, 2011

Among the most difficult challenges a freelancer faces is knowing when to say “yes” and when to say “no.”

I’ve said “yes” to a lot this autumn — probably (um, definitely) to more than I ought to have. I’ve been trying to make up for a slow spring, and I’m also worried about funding my maternity leave.

But I want to be able to say “yes” to some other things, too!

I want to say “yes” to my favorite holidays: they come only once each year!

And I want to say “yes” to these guys!

So, alas, I think it’s time for another break for me. You can expect me back on Thanksgiving, when I’ll be participating in the gratitude challenge issued by Amanda of Let’s Take the Metro. Until then, xoxoxox!

Linked up at Hobo Mama, I Thought I Knew Mama, and the Natural Parents Network.

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Melissa November 2, 2011 at 12:04 PM

Enjoy the break, and plenty of time with your guys. We’ll be here when you get back!
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Charise @ I Thought I Knew Mama November 2, 2011 at 2:32 PM

How can you say no to those faces? ;-)

Good luck with all of your freelance work!

Thanks for linking back!
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Gaby November 2, 2011 at 4:40 PM

I’ve been feeling that way lately too! Enjoy the time with your family!
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Luschka November 2, 2011 at 6:26 PM

Enjoy the break! I LOVE your pumpkin – and your family is really cute looking :)
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Lauren @ Hobo Mama November 2, 2011 at 10:26 PM

Aw, what a great idea! It really is important to know what to say yes to.
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Christine November 3, 2011 at 6:39 PM

It is so hard to fit it all in, isn’t it? And I’m not even (really) working!

These are my favorite holidays, too. Enjoy.
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6512 and growing November 7, 2011 at 9:37 PM

Wishing for you a fulfilled and relaxing break, Rachael. Take care and enjoy growing that baby.
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Zoie @ TouchstoneZ November 20, 2011 at 3:35 AM

I’ll miss you, but support you in finding your balance. I’ll be looking forward to hearing about all the mischief you get into with those gorgeous guys!

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