Archive for 'balancing act'
The day started off innocently. There’s a mess of dishes and many wine bottles after I hosted book club the night before, but I cleared most of it out of the way while I assembled my breakfast. There’s Beavers that night, after we both go to work. There’s a kid with red eyes, but it doesn’t look [...]
I had a day off today. And I completely indulged myself. Here’s how it went down: Was awoken by weekday alarm. Turned it off and rolled over. Walked the kids to school. In pouring rain. Like a hero. Went to local bakery. Bought a giant blueberry danish and a sourdough baguette. Did laundry, including delicates, [...]
It feels a bit like I’m emerging from a cocoon. Slowly. The last few weeks have been cold and miserable as winter kept lingering and there’s just been way too much solo parenting so I’ve basically been housebound except for going to work. All of these things make me cranky. I haven’t been taking care [...]
I had one of those days where I really felt like I was having it all. Like I am super woman, hear me roar. Except with less roaring and more juggling, and spinning plates. I was awoken early by a feverish baby, but he was a good alarm clock, since it was Parks and Rec [...]