There is a need to balance work and relationships. You have deadlines to meet, but you also have loved ones to care for.
It may seem that your imagination is running wild lately, and that all of these ideas may never amount to anything, but you're wrong. All you need to do is go confidently in the direction of your dreams and you'll begin to make progress towards the future that you want to achieve.
If you can say it more quickly in a phone call than an email, go with the phone call. Use your time wisely.