How one little drawing changed our whole day.
Less than 5 minutes later, the kids came flying up the stairs "Mommy! Where are you? Where are you, Mommy?" I looked down the hall and saw them stampeding towards me soaking wet, no towels, muddy with bits of grass from the backyard stuck to them. I leaned over and calmly said "Mommy will be out in a minute!", shut the door and locked it.
Today was a crazy day to say the least. The theme of the day was "Life is a highway!" I kissed the kids and hubby goodbye at 7:30am and left for work. My 9am meeting finished just in time for me to leave work and race back down the highway to my 11am doctor's appointment. … Continue reading Blueberry-puked microfibre and a 2.5-year old in leopard panties. That’s a wrap for today!
Sometimes I feel like the worst mother on earth. Sometimes I feel like I am so stressed that I might explode. Sometimes I feel like I am so tired that if I lie down to go to sleep, I might sleep for 3 days straight. Today is one of those "sometimes." Don't get be wrong. … Continue reading Take 5! Time to Recharge! This Mama is on Timeout!
Last night after working a 12 hour day that I drove an hour to and an hour home from, I was really excited to call Hubby and find out that Miss M had woken up and he was having trouble getting her back to sleep... not (entirely) because he was getting a taste of my … Continue reading Working Mama Meets Sick Baby: Trying to Keep All Balls in the Air during this Crazy Juggle
We survived our first week at work/daycare! Hurray! It's worth noting that I went back on Thursday so it was only a 2 day work week but still; We did it! The babes had a blast at daycare. They played hard with the other kids and were exhausted each night. On our first Friday in … Continue reading TGIF! First Friday as a Working Mama: Thankful for Friday, Family, Puddle Jumping, Dinners I Didn’t Make, Farts, Speed Dry Cycle, Lysol Wipes and Spare Sheets
All good things must come to an end... One more day until my maternity leave is over. The thought of it makes me sick to my stomach. I have incredible anxiety and for lack of a better word, I'm sad. Just thinking about it makes me cry. I have cried so much over the past 2 … Continue reading Back to Work Anxiety: T’was the Night Before the Last Day of Maternity Leave