Tuesday, February 21, 2012
I've noticed a phenomenon with being a stay at home mom. It might not be this way for all stay at home mom's, but it is for me. I heard a list of the winners from the Grammy's this year and had no clue who most of them were. I felt like an idiot because music used to be my life. I played piano and even started college with my major being Music Enterprises. I was in my car a lot in college driving to and from campus, to work and two hours to see my now husband every other weekend so I was able to keep up on new artists. However, being at home everyday with a five year old doesn't allow me the time to keep up on music. I'm drained on nursery rhyme songs and catchy little numbers from The Fresh Beat Band. We live in town so I am really not in my car enough to hear new songs and some songs I prefer my daughter not hear. Few months ago my daughter found some old cassette tapes and records. She asks, "what in the world are these mom?!" The fact that I had to explain what they were just made me feel old (same as when she asked me why an old phone we found in a box had a cord). In response to feeling like I am out of touch with reality and having to ask "Who the heck is Adele?" I have started listening to the radio while I am in my bathroom getting ready for the day. I am well on my way to reciting lyrics from popular songs! I know--sounds so trivial but maybe other stay at mom's out there can relate.
Posted by Jennifer