Since my husband started working from home in March, he has mostly taken over doing the grocery shopping. That took me a little while to get used to, although it’s clear that he does not mind doing it, because buying groceries always had been one of my chores.

Then I asked myself, well, why shouldn’t I relax and enjoy having the groceries just show up without any effort on my part, like everyone else in the family always did before now? After all, I’m just as worthy of being nurtured and cared for as anyone else.

Word-art with words like "Worthy" and "Appreciative" on a woman's silhouette.

Nurturing Thursday was started by Becca Givens and seeks to “give this planet a much needed shot of fun, support and positive energy.” Visit her site to find more Nurturing Thursday posts and a list of frequent contributors.


  1. Accepting gifts is more difficult than giving them, try to enjoy and thank him, maybe he will keep up with the shopping after the quarantine ends!

    • Yes, why do we worry about being judged for accepting, when we should just be thankful. And yes, maybe he will keep on doing it 🙂

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