She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.
I know, I know. What mom has time to be idle?!? Well, you would be surprised. We are probably more idle than we need to be. The Proverbs 31 woman stays busy taking care of her household. The cleaning, the laundry, the meal planning and playing with children are all ways to care for your household. 2 Thessalonians 3:11-For we hear that some among you walk in idleness, not busy at work, but busybodies.
Busybodies-Meddling in the affairs of others.
Ouch. We don’t want to do that, do we? If someone doesn’t stay busy, they can find trouble. I mean, how many of us moms have told our children to find something to do because if they don’t, we will find something to do for them? They get into trouble if they are bored. They need something to do. You need to stay busy. Don’t grow idle. Do your work cheerfully and with a happy heart. I know we all need a break, but don’t sit around and wonder what to do next. When we do, we find ourselves on Facebook reading a post that we really don’t need to read or watch a TV show we shouldn’t watch. Don’t get me wrong. It is good to have down time. I enjoy “the children are in bed so I have a few minutes to myself” moments. But excessive down time, is not good nor is it productive.
Stay busy. Stay focus. Focus on your family and what God wants you to do.