Over the last few days, something that has been laying heavy on my heart is spending TIME doing the small things that make all the difference in the world. As a work from home father of 4 kids under 8, it has become abundantly clear that I never want to miss the small things in life. That being said, what is small to me is massive for my kids. For example, I went to my oldest daughters school the other night with her for what was called “starry night”. To me, it was a chance for me to show my daughter that I was committed to her life by being there and spending quality TIME with her as her father. As we had a great night learning and spending TIME together, I realized that I was 1 of only 8 dads there for over 100 students. Seeing this, I was so thankful that I was open minded when the opportunity to partner with Ryan Blair came available. I was one of those dads that spent over 75+ hours a week working for my family and would’ve missed the small things in my family’s life…
I read this caption today from Tony Dungy’s “All Pro Dad” website and was so thankful that we grabbed ahold of Visalus when we did and worked it like we had nothing to lose…
“The decline of the American family can be directly traced back to the rise of the two income household. To get the “right house” in the “right neighborhood,” they needed just a little more money. So, Dad works 60-70 hours per week and is often out of town. Mom works 40 hours per week and has long commute times to and from work. Morning time is a blur. Dad’s in a rush to get to the airport. Mom’s in a rush to get the children ready so she can beat the traffic. The family does not assemble again until sometime around 6 pm on the way to soccer practice, karate and gymnastics. Dinner isn’t at a table, but quickly woofed down as Mom zooms through a drive-thru. By the time the lights go out, everyone is exhausted. This is far from a healthy family life. Is the exhaustion and depravation really worth it? We are not certainly condemning every two income household. It’s a necessity for some and the family is fine. But if the motive is primarily to work to support a greater lifestyle, something is remiss. When your humble author here had his first child, my Father said he was going to give me his best advice for parents. “Don’t miss the small things.” That is all he said. It took several years to figure out what he meant. As parents, we tend to put a great deal of emphasis on the big moments, but life really happens during everything in between. Random moments of joyous laughter. Inside jokes that come from a great deal of time that has been spent together. These moments are the bricks for creating strong family foundations. If Dad builds a hugely successful business and a good name for himself, what he misses in the meantime is all the small things at home. Build what will last…”
This hit me between the eyes hard! I was stuck in a grind and was married to my real estate and mortgage career. Always trying to get ahead and beat the competition. If I didn’t make the transition to Visalus and started a plan B, I wouldn’t have had the TIME to invest in my family and build a lasting foundation with them. Being a stay at home dad utilizing Visalus as a vehicle to build back our TIME, where would we be today???
Partnering with Ryan Blair and our team is the best thing you can do RIGHT NOW. Don’t miss the small things that come across your lap that make all the difference in the world! Ryan had nothing to lose and neither do you by taking a few minutes to see if this is fit for you. Getting healthy, helping others get healthy, whether financially or physically, that’s what we offer with ViSalus and the Body By Vi challenge. Build your TIME back, build your finances back, and build your physical health back so you have MORE TIME to never miss the small things. Whether you are single, married, or married with kids, this is the plan for you. Whether you are young, mature, male or female, or any race, this is a vehicle that WILL help you.
You have Nothing to lose by taking TIME to see if this can give you back your TIME like it did mine.
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