I know it’s a longshot that my husband and I are planning to wed in 2017, but the idea that we could be living together in the year 2025 is a very real one.
The idea is so appealing that I have a feeling that this may be the year we’ll finally get to have the big, celebratory wedding.
It is also the year that I will no longer be able to work in my chosen profession, which is why, despite our plans to wed, I can’t quite believe how hard it is to prepare myself for what is likely to be an emotionally taxing, emotionally draining, and mentally exhausting year of trying to plan for my future.
As the title of my upcoming book suggests, I’ve found that I can spend my days planning my future, and I’m always ready to offer up advice.
In this post, I share a few things I’ve learned about how I’ve planned for my retirement, my marriage, and my career, as well as some things that I hope may surprise you.
I’m a “totally committed” retiree.
When I say “completely committed,” I don’t mean I am willing to sacrifice my independence for my children and grandchildren, but I’m willing to give it my all.
I don, however, believe I’m “completely” committed to a career.
It’s a position I’ve held for most of my adult life, and it was one I never quite managed to secure.
For me, my life has been mostly structured around my children.
When they were born, I had no plans to work.
When their father retired, I didn’t plan to work at all.
And while I did eventually work at a job that provided my kids with a steady paycheck, my career as a professional parent was never really a primary concern.
It was more about making sure my family and I were in the best possible position for our children’s future.
My children were born into the world as the world’s best-educated, well-educated people, and they’ve learned to live with a huge amount of expectation.
As a result, I’m not sure I could ever be fully committed to my career.
If I could, I’d focus more on my children, but my children’s lives are too important to risk having them live with such an expectation.
I have no plans for my career when I’m old.
I spent a lot of time thinking about my career’s prospects when I was a child, and the main takeaway from that is that you never know what might come next.
The longer I live, the more I realize that it is possible to have an incredibly fulfilling career as long as you keep your options open.
I’ve heard this before, but it’s the truth.
My parents worked very hard to make sure I was financially secure, and if my children weren’t financially secure as well, it’s possible that they might not be able either.
When my children were little, I would sit with them, make them feel good about the way they were living, and tell them stories about how hard they worked for their own success.
As my daughter’s mother recently told me, it was a life lesson: “We all have different priorities, and you have to be flexible with who you are and what you do.”
When I was in college, I used to spend time with my two sons and one daughter in their bedrooms.
I’d sit with each of them in the living room and read stories about their careers.
They would listen and read and share stories about themselves.
It felt good, but also scary.
They were all young adults, so the thought of a career was an incredibly daunting thought for them.
I tried to reassure them by saying that, at a certain point, they would no longer have to worry about whether they would have a career or not.
And that’s what I hope to be able do for my own children: I can reassure them that, if they were to move into the workforce, I wouldn’t be so nervous about whether or not they had a career that I could support them.
But there’s always the chance that they won’t.
My family is supportive of my career choices.
I never thought that I would have to consider whether I wanted to be a professional.
It just seemed natural for me, especially in a place like Australia, where my parents were able to afford to send me to college without my parents having to worry that I was going to be financially dependent on them.
The Australian government is also supportive of working at home, and for me that means I can work from home, if I choose to. 4.
I was always a fan of a particular career.
My mother worked in accounting and my father was a mechanical engineer.
My father loved math and engineering, and so we both became avid math and science students.
In high school, we studied at the University of Technology, Sydney, and as